The answer should be based on close work with the texts assigned before the prompt, rather than your own personal opinions. Substantiate your answers with specific references to the texts and authors assigned.
What is the significance of a rite of passage? How can one identify the marginal stage of a rite of passage? How can Turner’s perspective (classic in anthropological studies of ritual be applied to the Santeria example described by Mason? Why are symbolic reversals important in rituals? (Please note that this set of readings may be particularly useful to you as you consider your ethnographic essay–structures of ritual are interesting to observe and identify in contemporary religious and spiritual events.
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