Write a three-paragraph (minimum of 350 words) reflection on ethnocentrism and why it should be avoided.

In your composition, begin by identifying the following terms

ethic identity,


cultural perspective.

Go on to examine your own ethnic identity.

What are some of its customs, traditions, artifacts?

What attitudes and beliefs do you embrace due to your membership in this culture?

How might these aspects of your ethnic identity affect you and your communication?