Memorializing the dead effigies 100 reflect the

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Memorializing the dead – effigies (100): reflect the emerging belief that the bereaved could maintain bonds with the deceased by perpetuating their memory. Danse macabre – Dance of Death (101): came to fullest expression by late 13 th century and early 14 th centuries. Partly a reaction to horrors of war, famine, and poverty, this was influenced primarily by the mass deaths caused by the plague. Culturally, it reflects ideas about the inevitability and impartiality of death. Expressed through drama, poetry, music, and the visual arts. Sometimes performed as a masque. Conveys the notion that, regardless of rank or status, death comes to all people and to each person. Invisible Death (103): humans seek to manage death in ways appropriate for their cultural and historical circumstances – presently dying and death are less visible, less part of our common experience Cultural Case Studies: distinguish each a. Native American Traditions (104-108): share a common body of thought or Indian worldview that is best described as holistic with profound integration of the natural,
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social, and spiritual dimensions. Values include sharing, cooperation, harmony, balance, attention to nature, immediacy of time, extended family, and deep respect for others. Special importance is reverence toward the dead b.
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  • Summer '13
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