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Unformatted text preview: which, taken as a fact of nature, is rage untrammeled and, taken as a fact of culture, is form perfected, defines the cockfight as a sociological entity (424)). Question 5- What is the significance of the cockfight if winning makes little ultimate difference in ones fortune or in changing ones status? Question 6-What does Geertz mean when he says, The slaughter in the cock ring is not a depiction of how things literally are among men, but, what is almost worse, of how, from a particular angle, they imaginatively are (446)? Question 7-What does Geertz mean by text? How can a cockfight be viewed as a text? Consider emotions and something about peoples perception of time in your answer....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ANT 252 taught by Professor Flowerday during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08
- Cultural Anthropology