Old and new wedding customs and traditions in Great Britain and the USA
Wedding traditions, ceremony in Great Britain and the USA. Similarities and differences between British, American and Russian wedding, British and American ceremonies and find out what parts of ceremonies are going from long-ago and what is new in them.
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In our course paper we dealt with two different types of marriage in two different countries. We got to know how is the preparation going on and what the ceremony itself represents. We viewed all the main traditions of this custom both in Britain and America, compared them, found some differences and similarities.
We determined the main objects of the work and developed the tasks of subject.
In the first chapter we told about the marriage ceremony in Britain, have characterized it's essential parts and necessary things. The first part of preparation for marriage is engagement. The groom should get an acquaintance with the bride's parents and make a good impression on them. After the agreement the main preparation begins. In Britain there are a lot of different types of marriage. Some of them need marriage licence. And after the ceremony newlyweds get marriage certificate. Also we described participants of marriage ceremony and their responsibilities. In the second chapter we told about American wedding traditions. We carefully studied the oldest traditions and compared them with nowadays wedding. We also observed preparations and the main subjects of ceremony.
Consequently we solved problems and objects of our work and developed the main ideas and aims of task. That's why we can say that wedding is a very important custom in human life. Wedding is the most beautiful and happy holiday. It is full of love and hopes. After finishing our work we know everything about wedding traditions and customs^ what is the engagement, how are the preparations going on and what parts the ceremony consists of.
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