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Alex Zeiss AF210 African StoryTeller Week Three Mrile According to the story teller, an ideal citizen of Chaga society must go visit the king of the moon in the sky, while doing a number of different jobs or tasks to help people. Mrile ends up having to complete a number of different tasks to touch God or have a relationship with him. One of the themes of this story focuses on a mother and son relationship showing how these relationships are traditionally viewed. As a whole, this story relates to citizenship because it is about finding your reality and living up to your imperfections. Like many rites of passage stages, Mrile’s transition started out with a separation stage which occurs when the young boy finds a seed-bulb that turns into a kid. The boy has a lot of love and care for the seed-bulb which is shown when he sneaks it food. This soon ends because the family finds out resulting in the mother killing the seed-bulb.. The mother killing it is the start to the boy going into the separation stage because he leaves home and visits the sky. This is
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  • Fall '19
  • Meaning of life, stage, Steven Mackintosh, Mrile, Cathryn Bradshaw

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