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Hello! My name is Gulnaz, I'm writing my graduation paper on British concepts and I have to ask the British which associations occur to them when they think of different concepts. Would you, kindly, answer my questionnaire. I'll be greatly obliged to you.
Age:

Sex:

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YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World
- TIME
-WORD
- SPIRIT and SOUL
-GOD
- LIFE
- DEATH
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS
- LOVE
- KING/QUEEN
- FAIR PLAY
- HOME
- GENTLEMAN
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY

Thank you for YOUR answers
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Age: 19

Sex: Female

Social status: Ummm...not really sure what to write here. I'm a student? Is that an answer?

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World Primary school ("He's got the whole world, in his hands...")
- TIME Panic - I'm late again!
-WORD Scary cult-like religions who call everything they say "the word"
- SPIRIT and SOUL Overrated rubbish designed to sell aromatherapy oils and needles for curing back pain.
-GOD maybe, maybe not
- LIFE light
- DEATH darkness
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS happy
- LOVE scary! I'm too young for any of that!
- KING/QUEEN Why not? Only cost us 60p a year!
- FAIR PLAY saying
- HOME depends a lot on where your loved ones are
- GENTLEMAN polite word for boring man
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY good idea
Hope that helps, wasn't really sure if these were the kind of answers you wanted!
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Hello! My name is Gulnaz, I'm writing my graduation paper on British concepts and I have to ask the British which associations occur to them when they think of different concepts. Would you, kindly, answer my questionnaire. I'll be greatly obliged to you.
Age: 17

Sex: Female

Social status: Student?

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World A place that we exist in without really knowing the meaning
- TIME A damn annoying restraint
-WORD Something people ask me for when i have done something wrong
- SPIRIT and SOUL Hippies
-GOD A very popular myth
- LIFE Newborn lambs
- DEATH Peace and darkness
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS Trust
- LOVE The best feeling in the world, but also the worst
- KING/QUEEN meh
- FAIR PLAY What men say in pubs
- HOME belongingewh
- GENTLEMAN Someone from a Shakespear play
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY Activists

Thank you for YOUR answers
Again I don't know if this helps, luv lil_crazyflakes x
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Hello! My name is Gulnaz, I'm writing my graduation paper on British concepts and I have to ask the British which associations occur to them when they think of different concepts. Would you, kindly, answer my questionnaire. I'll be greatly obliged to you.
Age:20

Sex:F

Social statustudent in long-term relationship

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World: An image - I see a view of Earth from Space, in a more emotive sense, world issues remind me of the starvation and unhealthy living conditions in much of the world and who's doing what about it.
- TIME: An image - a pocket watch. My association would be that I'm always feeling there is never enough.
-WORD: An image - would be a debate taking place. My association would be a meeting or something - using the spoken word to put ideas across and find out ways to improve them.
- SPIRIT and SOUL: No image really, but a feeling of life and vitality; putting everything you've got into something, and being really enthusiastic.
-GOD: Again, no particular image, but a sense of well-being, faith, trust and calmness.
- LIFE: Image is the world. I tend to think of purposes and talents etc.
- DEATH: A sure thing, but not necessarily one to be dreaded nor looked forward to.
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS: Images - smiles and laughter. I associate trust, support and hugs with friends.
- LOVE: Image - my boyfriend. I associate trust, support and hugs as well as a sense of belonging, butterflies in the stomach, warmth, complete openness, comprimise, a pursuit for two persons goals, the rest of the world goes out of focus when together, and a look that you can share that can say more than words ever could. (well - that's my association with in-love. Love for friends would be covered under friends...!)
- KING/QUEEN: Image - Crown. Associate an (impartial to the Goverment's side-issues) advisor to the PM.
- FAIR PLAY: Truth and the "right thing" - even if that means some detriment to your own success.
- HOME: Image - parents. Associate immense support, love and trust.
- GENTLEMAN: Associate chivalry and politeness.
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY: Nothing. I don't really think anything involving a mass of people could ever work without rules and some sort of code of conduct to adhere to.

Thank you for YOUR answers

Hope that's kinda like what you were looking for.
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Age: 17
Sex: Female
Social status: Student/Lower Middle Class

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World - Wars
- TIME - Not enough of it
-WORD - Speaking
- SPIRIT and SOUL - SOLD!!!
-GOD - Meh, don't believe in him but i don't discourage others not to.
- LIFE - Too Long and Not long enough at the same time
- DEATH - Lot's of sleep
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS - Overrated
- LOVE - Painfull
- KING/QUEEN - Pointless
- FAIR PLAY - No cheating
- HOME - Where I want to be
- GENTLEMAN - Old Man/ Old Fasioned Man
- FREEDOM and LIBERTY - America

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Age: 20

Sex: f

Social status:?????

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World - big place, abused by humans
- TIME - infinity
-WORD - language
- SPIRIT and SOUL - words that are supposedly deep and meanigful but so often abused and made to sound trite.
-GOD - religion cuases too many problems
- LIFE - the present (as in present time, not gift)
- DEATH - the end
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS - valued
- LOVE - lots of different kinds
- KING/QUEEN - chess
- FAIR PLAY - group of guys with beers going 'yeh, well fair play to them n all'
- HOME - where the heart is
- GENTLEMAN - archaic language
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY - how contradictory america is
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Hello! My name is Gulnaz, I'm writing my graduation paper on British concepts and I have to ask the British which associations occur to them when they think of different concepts. Would you, kindly, answer my questionnaire. I'll be greatly obliged to you.
Age:17

Sex:MALE

Social status: Student, and therefore rather hard done by

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World - globe, where we live, a planet
- TIME - a watch, always ticking, and things that are wasted
-WORD - an expression of thoughts and feelings etc
- SPIRIT and SOUL - things created by religions to try to make you belive so that you don't go to heaven or hell, (also thiongs created by religions)
-GOD - no such thing, but an geezer with a long white beard, like Santa, but dressed in white.
- LIFE - Death
- DEATH - Coffins and funerals
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS - some people you want to be friends with, others you don't but are there at the time
- LOVE - A totally honest and caring state of mind that you share with another individual
- KING/QUEEN - Elizabeth, the old lady on the coins
- FAIR PLAY - kicking the ball off the pitch when someone is hurt, chivalry (Spelling)
- HOME - where I live, But in particular my room, blue and white, with things relating to me
- GENTLEMAN - Suit and tie with a breifcase, opening doors for others
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY - Freedom- Statue of Liberty comes to mind, being able to say how you feel with no reprocussions, liberty- Doing what you want that feels right to you

Thank you for YOUR answers
There you go.
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Age: 10 + 6.5

Sex: mail

Social status: single?

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- WORLD paris
- TIME great inventions...
-WORD stories!!!!!!! nasty old english scripts
- SPIRIT and SOUL nah...
-GOD old and tired story that's still in people's heads
- LIFE mortality and physical states of matter
- DEATH the reaper!
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS people talking to people
- LOVE dodgy bollywood films!!!!! :mad:
- KING/QUEEN self-centered rulers.
- FAIR PLAY bullying! aaaaah!
- HOME my (old) house... in sweden....
- GENTLEMAN tie, suit, tuxedo, poshness, etc...
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY
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Age: 18

Sex: M

Social status: student, lower/middle class

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World wanting to see as much of it as possible
- TIME not enough
-WORD meaningless, without actions
- SPIRIT and SOUL hippies
-GOD hmmm...
- LIFE exciting prospect
- DEATH exciting prospect
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS important
- LOVE would be nice
- KING/QUEEN chess
- FAIR PLAY football
- HOME safety
- GENTLEMAN the days of yore
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY Braveheart (first thing that came into my head! :p: )
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Age:19

Sex:Male

Social statustudent/part time worker

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World - A place to live
- TIME - sandtimer
-WORD - Hello
- SPIRIT and SOUL - things
-GOD - Old man, A bum
- LIFE - alive
- DEATH - dead
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS - people to chat with
- LOVE - mating (Sex)
- KING/QUEEN - rich
- FAIR PLAY - evenness
- HOME - a place to live
- GENTLEMAN - men, gentleness
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY - free speech

Thank you for YOUR answers
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- World, home
- TIME, space
-WORD, language
- SPIRIT and SOUL, religion
-GOD, device for controlling people
- LIFE, environmental reaction
- DEATH, lack of life
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS, Happiness
- LOVE, Deluded extreme happiness
- KING/QUEEN, Chess
- FAIR PLAY, Equality (Equivilence)
- HOME, World
- GENTLEMAN, Bow Tie
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY, Bell
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Age:17

Sex:female

Social status:single

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World: war
- TIME:runs very quick
-WORD:hate
- SPIRIT and SOUL:death
-GOD :mercy
- LIFE:short
- DEATH:fear
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS:fun
- LOVE:impossible
- KING/QUEEN :secure
- FAIR PLAY :don't get it
- HOME :family
- GENTLEMAN:nice
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY:happiness

went very smooth :rolleyes:
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Hello! My name is Gulnaz, I'm writing my graduation paper on British concepts and I have to ask the British which associations occur to them when they think of different concepts. Would you, kindly, answer my questionnaire. I'll be greatly obliged to you.
Age:18

Sex: m

Social status: higher end of class i guess... and a student

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World... blue sphere
- TIME... falling through a hole with clocks on the side
-WORD... really uncool hip hop stars
- SPIRIT and SOUL ... a glowing light that looks like the person whose sprit it is
-GOD ... big man in toga
- LIFE... love
- DEATH... grim reaper
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS ... laughter
- LOVE... warmth
- KING/QUEEN ... playing cards
- FAIR PLAY ... rugby
- HOME ... a cottage in devon even though i live nowhere near devon
- GENTLEMAN... man with tux n tophat
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY ... statue of liberty

Thank you for YOUR answers
hope that helps
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Age: 18

Sex: female

Social status: errr? student?

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World - people of many cultures
- TIME - clocks
-WORD - alphabet
- SPIRIT and SOUL - religion
-GOD - non existant yet idolised by some
- LIFE- a gift
- DEATH - unthinkable
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS -fun
- LOVE - what we live for
- KING/QUEEN - status
- FAIR PLAY - chess
- HOME - comfort
- GENTLEMAN - posh
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY - the american dream
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Hello! My name is Gulnaz, I'm writing my graduation paper on British concepts and I have to ask the British which associations occur to them when they think of different concepts. Would you, kindly, answer my questionnaire. I'll be greatly obliged to you.
Age: 17

Sex:Female

Social status: is student enough?

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World-peace? (cheesy but it is the word that kind've seems to follow it in my head)
- TIME-Warp!
-WORD-books
- SPIRIT and SOUL-religion
-GOD-a big old man with a beard, but do i actually believe in him??
- LIFE-images of enjoying myself
- DEATH-black, sadness
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS-laughing and joking
- LOVE-security
- KING/QUEEN-fairytales (I don't think that they have a purpose in the real world!)
- FAIR PLAY-football
- HOME-Liverpool
- GENTLEMAN-polite, elderly man in a suit!
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY-america...so they say

Thank you for YOUR answers
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Age: 19

Sex: Female

Social status: Eh? Pretty average? :confused: Student ?

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World - Life, nature, community, people.
- TIME - Clock, universe, speed, light
-WORD - Language, communication, speech
- SPIRIT and SOUL - Religion, tranquility, dodgy airyfairy druggie music?
-GOD - Huge, mysterious...non-existant.
- LIFE - Cycle, birth, death, happiness, sadness, plants
- DEATH - Black, dark, unconscious, nothing.
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS - Happiness, company, conversation.
- LOVE - beauty, adoration, respect, concern, happiness
- KING/QUEEN Fairytale, monarchy, wealth, power.
- FAIR PLAY - Equal rights
- HOME - love, warmth, comfort
- GENTLEMAN - Honest, trustworthy, kind, gentle, rational, equal, intelligent, compassionate, etc.
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY - justice, prejudice, democracy, religion, thought, humanity
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Age:18

Sex:M

Social status:?

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World: sh*t
- TIME: to slow
-WORD: eh?
- SPIRIT and SOUL non existant
-GOD non existant
- LIFE sh*t
- DEATH most likely better than alive
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS cant think of ne thing
- LOVE waste of time
- KING/QUEEN shouldnt be
- FAIR PLAY never followed
- HOME best place
- GENTLEMAN male
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY like we have it

im not very good at these
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Age:17

Sex:female

Social status:student

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World doomed
- TIME endless
-WORD smith
- SPIRIT and SOUL religion, light, purity
-GOD overbearing, domination, vengeful
- LIFE circle
- DEATH part of life, inevitable, scary
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS irratating
- LOVE tiring
- KING/QUEEN revolution
- FAIR PLAY equality
- HOME safety, familiarity, refuge
- GENTLEMAN Mr. Darcy - kind, polite, moral, victorian
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY America, misuse of the words.
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- World-the big blue image of earth from space
- TIME-clocks
-WORD-dictionary
- SPIRIT and SOUL-holy spirit
-GOD-white
- LIFE-children being born
- DEATH-close family member who died
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS-my friends
- LOVE-the girl I like
- KING/QUEEN-playing cards
- FAIR PLAY-baseball
- HOME-football stadium
- GENTLEMAN-typical british gentleman in a suit and bowler hat
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY-america, statue of liberty
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Age: Seventeen.

Sex: Female.

Social status: Student, I guess working or lower middle class...

YOUR associations, images that strike YOU with:
- World
A big place I'd like to see more of in my lifetime.
- TIME I waste far too much of it. It goes so fast sometimes.
-WORD I don't really know... Um.. Letters?
- SPIRIT and SOUL I'm not a very philosophical kind of person.
-GOD Not something I believe in.
- LIFE Wonderful, a gift.
- DEATH Inevitable.
- FRIENDSHIP; FRIENDS Most important thing for me.
- LOVE As above, but I consider them to be much the same. I love all of my close friends. As for that kind of love, well, it's nice when you have it..
- KING/QUEEN Not my thing.. Could cope without them.
- FAIR PLAY Unfortunately an old fashioned concept. Surely coming top in a fair match is a true victory?
- HOME London. And I love it.
- GENTLEMAN Again, an unfortunately old fashioned concept. Not enough of them these days.
-FREEDOM and LIBERTY I take it for granted. Wish I didn't.
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