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Unformatted text preview: Like the baseball player, Dennis Grossini states, Id be afraid to change anything. As long as Im winning, I do everything the same. Its funny to think that grown people can be so superstitious, but when you stop to think about it its hard to think of someone that isnt superstitious in some way. I, for example, always use the same pen or pencil on an exam and the exact calculator, and I feel it gives me a sense of control. Neither Man nor Woman, by Serena Nanda, takes a look at the life and traditions of the hijras of India, a religious sect of men who dress and act like women. I honestly had no idea that communities like these existed, let alone in India where Ive always just assumed society was more conservative and looked down on things like crossdresssing, etc. I find it so far to be fairly interesting learning about this third gender and how they function in everyday society....
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course ANTHRO 104 taught by Professor Bowie during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.
- Spring '08
- Cultural Anthropology