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make American in character

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become American in character

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Shelley Namrata Singh Gujral Gary Gordon Beau Bridges Rob Brad Raider Neil Philip Rhys Blaine Ronreaco Lee A Punjabi "Pygmalion," director Lorraine Senna's "Americanizing Shelley" is a sweet-natured, often charming twist on the assimilation comedy, the Ugly Ducking story, even "Cyrano de Bergerac"--even if it's recycled/tortured into narrative existence.
One reason for this shift, according to Neuhaus, was that the work of the domestic scientist, now home economist, changed from uplifting and Americanizing the immigrant masses to getting middle-class white women to consume.
Balanchine, a Russian immigrant who came to the United States in the 1930s, joined up with entrepreneur Lincoln Kirstein to form the Ballet Society in 1946 (which later became the New York City Ballet), and is credited with Americanizing ballet.
government's post-September 11 pursuit of real innocents has forced some people into alteration, into doffing traditional dress and "Americanizing" their look to avoid the fists of strangers and the scrutiny of officials.
Later, during her tenure with Harlequin, Stephens was credited with updating and "Americanizing" the romance genre.