Unformatted text preview: present itself to the hunter again in its next life, but at the same time it was important that the animal didn’t know the identity of the hunter. The author brings up the point of this paradox as well, but doesn’t ask anyone about it. The use of reindeer as foreshadowing or protection was also very interesting. What I really liked about this portion, however, was the way that the author used the interpretations of the people’s foreshadowing to take a look into the psyche of the people. It is true that people are going to see what they want to see, and these deep seeded yearnings are snap shots into the depths of these people’s thoughts and feelings. Trying to study not only a culture, but their psyche, however, would most likely prove impossible without extensive knowledge of the people’s culture and way of life....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ANTHRO anthro104 taught by Professor Okamey during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Spring '08