Cultural shock

Cultural shock

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Inthe U.S., the boys encountered cultural shock in adapting to the newways of life and also trying to maintain their Dinka identity. Thereis littlesocial interaction between the ordinary Americans and the three boysbeyond the polite communication exchanges as they struggle tocommunicate. In the same regard, racial prejudice isalludewhen the lost boys are asked to walk in small numbers in that theywon’tharm the neighbors

Experiencesimilar to refugees and their obstacles

Theirexperience is similar to that of refugees since they faced suffering,hardship and starvation in another country, Kenya. They weredrivenaway from their area by the Islam forces of the State from the north.Their experience is different since they got lost after beingseparated from their family. The boys survived the brutal horror ofthe civil war in Sudan. They walked for 1000 miles barefoot toEthiopia they then went back to Sudan, and then fled to Kenya asrefugeein Kakuma.

Emotionsof the lost boys

Thethree men struggle to build their lives and acquaint themselves withthe American culture where they try to track their family and friendsthat they were forced to leave. At the outset of the film, young menand children are chosen to go to U.S. Despite the horrors of theirexperience, the smile faces is an emotional response ofwhat they felt.


Themovie has inspired mein many ways since it presenta community that is sustained by the spirit of brotherhood. John hasinspired mein that he was the group leader of more than 1,000 boys. Sincethe ratio of joy to horror is 3:2, the stories are moreuser-friendly. More inspiration can bederivedfrom sentimentality. Another thing that inspires meis the essence of their struggle for a foothold to swallow theirloneliness and anxiety where their preserve the stoicism.

WhatIdidn’tlike about the film is the mere fact that it does not attempt topresent a full account of the civil strife