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Unformatted text preview: reintegration). However, there are several specific versions you can choose for comparison: coming-of-age stories (childhood initiation), stories about having an internal revolution (initiation into mystery cult), or the progress of the hero. In some cases you may want to combine elements from different patterns and you are encouraged to do so. In all cases, you should make sure to point out where and how the pattern fails or is complicated and try to explain why or how. An excellent paper will include specific and appropriate comparisons drawn from the ancient myths we have been studying, whether Greek or near eastern. Movies used repeatedly in lecture as examples should not be used, as well as movies about superheroes, since we would like to see you find heroic patterns in less obvious places....
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- Winter '08
- Cultural Anthropology