The melting pot is a metaphor for a heterogeneous society becoming more
homogeneous, the different elements "melting together" into a harmonious whole
The melting pot theory is a metaphor for describing the assimilation of immigrants
into American culture. It relies on the image of people from different cultures ...
Dec 5, 2015 ... Though the United States once prided itself on its “melting pot” of ... term that
came to be used as a metaphor for America itself: The Melting Pot.
Oct 26, 2012 ... The melting pot metaphor arose in the eighteenth century, sometimes appearing
as the smelting pot or crucible, and it described the fusion of ...
The theory of melting pot has been criticised both as unrealistic and racist,
because it focused on the Western heritage and excluded non-European
The melting pot theory, also referred to as cultural assimilation, revolves around
the analogy that “the ingredients in the pot (people of different cultures.
The old "melting pot" metaphor is giving way to new metaphors such as "salad
bowl" and "mosaic", mixtures of various ingredients that keep their individual ...
Dec 26, 2015 ... Immigration: The Myth of the Melting Pot ... of which popularized a term that came
to be used as a metaphor for America itself: The Melting Pot.
His production was entitled "The Melting Pot" and its message still holds a
tremendous power on the national imagination – the promise that all immigrants
The immigrants may be required to prove their loyalty to the MeltingPot country.
.... The "melting pot" theory assumes that 1) all immigrants to the US become ...