Sunday, July 10, 2016

Info about, for or on Italian stereotypes


Here are some links about, for or on Italian stereotypes:

  • 10 Common Italian Stereotypes That Are Actually True – "The words pasta, expressive, and romantic are often used to describe Italians. But do these words truly depict them? Below, native Italian and language teacher Nadia B. breaks down the 10 most common Italian stereotypes that are actually true…" –  June 17, 2015 – by – "About TakeLessons"  – Source: TakeLessions – "What would you like to learn today?"
  • Being Italian - An insight into Italian stereotypes – "Spaghetti, mafia, musical accent, gestures, romantic, loud, fashion, chaos - these are all words often used to describe Italians. How much truth is there in the stereotype?" –  By Nicoletta Di Bartolomeo – "About Us" – Source: Just Landed – "Everything you need to live abroad - connecting expats worldwide" – In multiple languages
  • The most common stereotypes about Italians – "I have no doubt about that the most common stereotypes about Italians are : Spaghetti, mafia, musical accent, gestures, romantic, loud, fashion, chaos – these are all words often used to describe Italians and are in fact short definition of italianity. But are these stereotypes true? In this article we will try to give you some insight into the Italian soul and clarify some common misunderstandings that foreigners have about them. Some of the stereotypes are actually true, but being Italian takes a lot more than that – they are not really pasta and pizza chomping mafiosi. And Italy is a wonderful country that is well worth a visit – you may like it or not, but you will definitely be surprised!"  – May 25, 2013 – "About Us" Source: National Stereotype – ". . .Well, this blog stereotypes the nations, stereotypes the WORLD is the WORD!"
    • 10 things you need to know about italian women – "Sitting in a backyard surrounded by 40 or so Italian women. It happens to me about once a month when the group of Italian ladies who live in LA meet for an evening of merriment, food – a lot of it – and alcohol. Oh, and good company. Not one to join groups easily, actually I do have an aversion to any gathering of more than six people, what started as a lark to practice my mother’s tongue on a regular basis, has now become an event I sort of look forward to. The gamut of participants runs from women in their 70’s to hipper 30 year olds, with pretty much everything in between: it’s somewhat of an insular crowd, with ties to the Consulate and strong roots “back home"." – March 18, 2016
  • A List of Italian Stereotypes – "What would a list of Italian stereotypes look like?" – 19 March 2012 – "About Us" – Source: Italian Aware – "Defending and promoting Italian and Italian American culture.";
  • Some Clichés About Italians – "Every culture is associated to stereotypes often hard to dispel, and the Italian's is no different. While we often hear about them, it's important to remember that we can't generalize, and think that the whole of a country acts the same way. People abroad often seem to think of Italians along certain lines, and expect stereotypical behaviors to be always true: this is not always the case.." –  "" – "" – Source: X – ""
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That's it for Sunday, 10 July 2016: domenica, 10 luglio 2016

Ciao, Ben

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