Ritual - Rage” he discusses the word ritual and its...

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Michael Miller April 1, 2008 EN-102 Section 33 The word ritual has many different meanings. Webster’s dictionary defines ritual as “ an established or prescribed procedure for a religious or other rite.” But to many ritual means much more than that. It is a window into another culture or society, showing their cultural values, morals, and history. In Renato Rosaldo’s work “Grief and a Headhunter’s
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Unformatted text preview: Rage” he discusses the word ritual and its meaning. He uses the following metaphor as a way of viewing ritual: “ritual appears as a place where a number of distinct social processes intersect. The crossroads simply provides a space for distinct trajectories to traverse, rather than containing them in complete encapsulated form....
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