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Unformatted text preview: used to signify age, gender, status, or in religion rituals. Goldings novelized Neanderthals seem (to me) very different than Dicksons historical ones. Goldings men seem less focused on religion and narcissism and more on safety and importantly, food. They have some semblance of a system (a leader), but overall seem very chaotic and disorganized. Perhaps this is a reflection on the development of the human brain? They seem childlike in the novel, which makes sense, as Dickson stated early man had a brain like a child, continually trying guess and check, with no clear end solution in mind....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course REL 090 taught by Professor Girardot during the Fall '07 term at Lehigh University .
- Fall '07