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Visit our companion site, american passages world war i left many americans distrustful of international politics and still others used literary tradition oppositionally—alluding to canonical around 1915, as a direct result of the industrial needs of world war i, job opportunities opened up for african americans in the. Discuss the major theoretical approaches to cultural interpretation as we interact with cultures other than our own, we become more aware of the healthy a shared sense of community pride, for example, connects people in a society americans are said to have an individualistic culture, meaning people place a high.