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Unit 6 Key Terms Samba A lively, rhythmical dance of Brazilian origin in 2/4 time danced under the Samba music. However, there are three steps to every bar, making the Samba feel like a 3/4 timed dance. The Samba music rhythm has been danced in Brazil since its inception in the late 19th century. polychronic time as the extent to which people prefer to engage in two or more tasks or events simultaneously small-step circularity When dancing the samba, people move in small, controlled steps in a circular pattern. umbigada ritual conducted in a circle, with people given the chance to dance by a thrust of the pelvic region; it indicates
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Unformatted text preview: the importance of physical touch in the Brazilian culture. undulation a distinctive movement of the hips; it often results in taking a shortcut to a solution jeitinho type of personal bonding; asking someone’s help to circumvent the rules due to one’s personal circumstance Brazilian rainbow gradation of skin color in Brazil samba soccer characterized by flashy, complicated and high-risk offensive maneuvers tudo bom everything about life turns out to be good in some way despachante an agent to aid in the navigation of Brazil’s numerous and complicated bureaucratic rules...
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