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Culture & Color - Chapter Summary
Understanding the relationship between culture and color is important if you want to be culturally sensitive and aware. This chapter offers fun lessons with short quizzes for self-assessment purposes to make this a nice learning experience. Our instructors are professionals and experts in their field and know what is required of students to master this topic. In this chapter, you'll have the chance to master the following objectives:
- Learn about how different colors have different cultural meanings
- Explore how Chinese and Japanese cultures interpret colors
- Discover the colors of significance in Indian culture
1. Color Meanings in Different Cultures
Color is an important aspect of every culture. Colors can represent love, anger, sadness, infidelity, and religious affiliations, depending on the culture. In this lesson, we will look at the different meanings of colors in cultures around the world.
2. Colors in Chinese & Japanese Culture
In East Asia, colors have some very specific and important meanings. In this lesson, we're going to explore the traditional colors of China and Japan, and examine where they are similar and different.
3. Colors in Indian Culture
Brides wearing red, monks in saffron robes, and blue-skinned deities. What do they have in common? They're all wearing special colors. In this lesson, we'll explore the meaning and importance of colors in Indian culture.
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