Ritual Assignment

Define the following terms:

ritual:

contemporary culture:

anthropological:

perplexing:

secular:

sacred:

inevitable:

Questions:

1. What is ritual? Where does it originate?

2. What are rituals effects and how are they achieved?

3. Who is in control of rituals that you have experienced?

4. For each image and video clip explain how it could be considered ritualistic?

5. Have you, your friends, or your family created any unique rituals? For example when I was a younger my family would go to Hawaii every Christmas. It was a family ritual. Anything can be a ritual. Explain how you feel when you are performing the ritual.

6. Read the following article on this site: https://culanth.org/curated_collections/4-ritual
Choose one of the articles highlighted and linked on the site and post a one page review.

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