Chinese Exorcism Masks

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My name is Jesse Jimenez and I have chosen to write my essay on Chinese Exorcism Masks. China is a country in Asia and was the first country to use money for currency and have been incorporating masks in their cultural traditions for thousands of years. “The first Chinese masks were made about 3,500 years ago as part of shamanism, or religious healing” (The History of Chinese Masks). Masks from China are separated into different categories based upon their set functions. For example, Sorcerer masks, Healing masks, and Exorcism masks were all made to do different things. These masks today still pertain to have artistic and ritual value as they can be used in weddings, death ceremonies, healing sessions, or exorcism sessions to get out those

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