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Cultural analysis is a stream of investigation which seeks to understand and map trends, influences, effects, and affects within cultures.

There are four themes to cultural analysis:

1. Adaptation and Change
This refers to how well a certain culture adapts to its surroundings through the use of its culture. Some examples of this are foods, tools, home, surroundings, art, etc. that show how the given culture adapted. Also, this aspect aims to show how the given culture makes the environment more accommodating.

2. How culture is used to survive
How the given culture helps its members survive the environment.

3. Holism, Specifity
The ability to put the observations into a single collection, and presenting it in a coherent manner.

4. Expressions
This focuses on studying the expressions and performance of everyday culture.

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