Caplow-rule enforcement without visible means

Caplow-rule enforcement without visible means - Amanda...

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Amanda Thomann Socy 191 05-23-08 The colorful new tradition of Easter! The true meaning of Easter is to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. However, in the material world of today, we have placed an emphasis on celebrating the return of a giant bunny. The few existing things that still embody the original meaning of the holiday are the gathering of family and the celebration of togetherness. Following the example of Caplow, there is some truth in the idea of “Rule Enforcement Without Visible Means.” Surprisingly, the “Ham Rule”, the “Egg Coloring Rule”, and the “Basket Hiding Rule” are three examples of unwritten rules pertaining to the Easter holiday in my family. The “Ham Rule” is probably the most interesting rule that is enforced at Easter time. Where is it that my family was told that ham is to be the meat of the day? I am assuming that my great grandmother started this tradition. My first few memories of eating ham at Easter are from her house, so I guess my grandmother and mother have decided to follow her example to start
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2009 for the course GENERAL 101 taught by Professor Thomann during the Spring '09 term at Mott Community College.

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