|The individual:||is very positive about the culture. |
is overwhelmed with impressions.
finds the culture exotic and is fascinated by it.
is largely passive, doesn't confront the culture.
|The individual:||begins to interact with the culture.
finds the behavior of the people unusual and unpredictable.
begins to dislike the culture/reacts to the behavior.
begins to withdraw.
begins to criticize the culture/people.
|The individual:||begins to understand more of the behavior of the people.
Feels more comfortable living in/encountering the culture.
regains his/her sense of humor.
|The individual:||enjoys being in the culture.
functions easily in the culture.
prefers certain culture behavior to that of his/her own culture.
adopts certain behaviors.
- hostility toward local people
- irrational anger
- excessive sleeping