Clemen D. B. Gina "British and American Festivities"

Clemen D. B. Gina "British and American Festivities"

Clemen D. B. Gina "British and American Festivities"

 

Clemen D. B. Gina

How much do you know about the festivities of the United States of America and Great Britain? Why do people celebrate Halloween? Did you know that this is the Celtic day of the dead, and at this time people were waiting for the arrival of good and evil spirits in the world of the alives? Scary costumes and make-up are needed in order for the evil spirit to take you for one of the monsters. Who was the person that invented Christmas cards? Why are they so popular nowadays in most countries of the world? And what about the most romantic holiday on the whole planet? Is Valentine's Day a project of good marketers or a festivity with a long respectful history and deep roots? This book will give interesting answers to most of your questions.

 

Text Analysis: Unique words: about 700 Total words: about 6,680
Hard words: port, horizon, war convinced, navigator, continent, era, exploration, elect, floats, dedicated to, multi-cultural, dresses up, Halloween, practiced, rituals, predicted, scary, customs, skeletons, witches, invasion, Eve, typical, vampire, alien, are decorated with, pumpkin, tradition, jack o’lanterns, bobbing for apples, liquorice, popcorn, gymnasium, immigrants, introduced, trick-or-treating, ring doorbells, spray, shaving cream, bonfire, Protestants, Catholics, blow up, plotters, explosives, cellars, light the fuse, tortured, hanged, effigy, fireworks, toffee apples, historic, brilliant, rhyme, treason, occasion, Pilgrims, founders, persecution, freedom, founded, cultivate, crops, harsh, lasted, cranberry sauce, prayer, carol, winter solstice, merrymaking, exchanged, fir trees, holly, mistletoe, symbol, rite, Medieval, joyous atmosphere, originated in, biscuits, candles, illuminated, Nativity, scene, crackers, bangs, ornaments, decorations, relatives, industry, figure, sleigh, reindeer, chimney, cartoonist, stocking, immense, balls, cheers, confetti, toy horns, electronic sign, sirens, civilizations, evil spirits, resolutions, get rid of, go on a diet, keep their promises, incredible, astrologists, zodiac, catastrophic, familiar, overflowed, Tournament, spectacular, characters, Citrus, extraordinary, stadium, the Spring Festival, the Lunar New Year, dragon, ram, rooster, order, characteristics, misfortune, represent, abundance, lion dancers, Gold Rush, Oriental, contest, in accompanied by, cymbals, firerackers, acrobats, spectators, magnificent, Valentine’s Day, sweethearts, poetic, jewellery, urn, martyr, gallant, mate, conquerors, combined, eternal, maid, settlers, butterflies, verses, manufacturers, moving, comic, grotesque, artistic, handmade, Cupid, residence, cancels, cancellation, stamped, envelope, addressee, customary, anonymous, affection, Empire, patron, landowner, priest, bishop, missionary, converted, dedicated, the Roman alphabet, banished, serpents, shamrock, Trinity, pilgrimage, in honour of, lively, Easter, resurrection, uncertain, goddess, replaced, bunnies, take place, fertility, hid, shrub, roll, lawn, are personalized with, cross, Bonnet, bizarre, participate, composer, frills, forms, May Day, bloom, invaded, merriest, rays, bell and handkerchiefs, floral, animated, salute, liberty, imposed, rebellions, patriotic, Declaration of Independence, proclaimed, fought, were defeated, flagpole, Stars and Stripes, hamburgers, hot dog, fireworks show, pow-wow, old-fashioned, ranches, barbecued meat, Notting Hill Carnival, in particular, emigrated, steel, normally, soul, Calypso, reggae, hip-hop, jazz, vendors, patties, specialities

 

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