Coast Shaming / City Shaming (CreativeJamie.com Dictionary)
Also known as “City Shaming.”
This is the process by which characters in a film (usually a Christmas movie) will impose their belief that small town America is superior in every way to city life. IE, the way people behave in cities is inferior to the tradition, hospitality and decorating grandeur of rural villages. This phenomenon is especially prevalent in Hallmark Christmas movies.
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Posted on December 13, 2016, in christmas blog posts, CreativeJamie.com Dictionary and tagged christmas movies, City Shaming, Coast Shaming, diction, Hallmark Channel. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.