Initiation Essays & Research Papers

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  • The Initiation - 574 Words
    “Initiation” essay Staying true to self or following the crowd were the two choices that Millicent had to make in the story “initiation” by Sylvia Plath. Often times teenage girls long to be a part of a group or a club to feel a sense of acceptance. Millicent started off as a bashful girl who wanted to be a part of a sorority, and later had an epiphany and decided to reject the membership into the sorority. She declined membership into the sorority because she did not want to lose her...
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  • Theme Of Initiation In Updike's "A&P"
    In John Updike's short story A & P, a young man named Sammy takes witness to what he sees as an injustice happening to a group of bikini-clad teenage girls in the grocery store in which he works. He takes a bold step and decides he would rather not work for a manager that decided to embarrass the young girls in front of everyone instead of addressing them privately, so he quits. The bold step that he takes is part of his initiation into adulthood. Updike develops the initiation through the story...
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  • Initiation-response-feedback? How does talk happen in classrooms?
    The seminal work on discourse analysis was carried out in classrooms, and it is from this that an understanding of structure of the exchanges that make up spoken discourse is drawn. Sinclair and Couithaerd (1975) identified three levels of discourse: the exchange, a turn-taking interactional sequence; the move, or contribution of a participant to the exchange in a turn; and the act, identifiable within the move and playing a specific linguistic function such as questioning or instructing. The...
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  • Hazing Essay for Law. This essay discusses the issues and concerns that all deal with initiation.
    HAZING Hazing is a term that many people are familiar with, but not everyone thinks of it in the same way. Hazing can be defined as "any act that endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student, or that destroys or removes public or private property, for the purpose of initiation, admission into, affiliation with, or as a condition for the continued membership in a group or organization." The issue of hazing can be controversial at times because some feel that it is nothing more...
    1,449 Words | 4 Pages
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  • Rites of Passage - 1643 Words
    Rites of Passage When an individual experiences movement, or a change from an affixed position in society to another position, that individual can easily describe their change as a passage into a new realm of living. A new realm of living is the way in which the individual and society views, acknowledges, and proceeds with their life. Their changes are monumental not only for the individual, but for his/her society as well. Many changes take place during the span of a persons life. They...
    1,643 Words | 5 Pages
  • Intro to African Arts: Wooden Sowei Helmet Mask
    Lucas Maher Audio Guide Essay #1 Intro to African Arts Professor.Probst 3/3/11 Mende Sowei Helmet Mask Type of Object: Helmet mask Ethnic Group: Mende Country of Origin: Sierra Leone, Liberia Materials: wood, pigment Approximate Age: mid 20th century Dimensions: 19 inches H. x 14 x 19.5 inches W. One of the most prominent and intriguing works of art that came out West Africa were the wooden Sowei helmet masks. These masks were beautiful and compelling merely as works of art but...
    1,193 Words | 4 Pages
  • Puberty rites - 1501 Words
    Puberty Rites of the Akan (Bragoro/Brapue): Puberty rites among the Akan are known as “Bragoro” or “Brapue.” Most Akan, especially the Asante and Bono, perform puberty rites for their daughters. A girl who is being initiated is called “Brani” or “Sakyima.” “Bragoro” can be performed only after a girl’s first menstruation. As soon as a parent knows of her daughter’s first menstruation, she prepares towards the ceremony. Before the rite, the girl is presented to the queenmother...
    1,501 Words | 6 Pages
  • Gill Disenchantment Response - 453 Words
    Charles Adeniran Joshua Morrison RELS 2001 2 February 2012 The text Disenchantment: A Religious Abduction by Sam Gill discusses the Hopi Kachina initiation. Gill hopes to achieve a clear grasp of the initiation and possibly “suggest an alternative interpretation based on the point of view that the ritual does what is does which is to initiate the children into their religious lives by revealing to them the nature of the Kachinas.” (Gill 74) The initiation is for children near...
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  • dgsH - 875 Words
    DSZHxjms,sgkadfbgfx,nlkgyojk,m;'hkvgpojsigpxihkbcl,bRequirements 1. No hazing or initiation rites in any form or manner by a fraternity, sorority or organization shall be allowed without prior written notice to the school authorities or head of organization 7 days before the conduct of such initiation. The written notice shall indicate: 1) the period of the initiation activities which shall not exceed 3 days, shall include 2) the names of those to be subjected to such activities, and shall...
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  • Bullet Nt - 1432 Words
    The Bullet Ants Ritual. “It is pure, intense, brilliant pain. Like fire-walking over flaming charcoal with a three-inch rusty nail in your heel,” said Justin Schmidt, describing what it felt like to be stung by the Bullet Ant. Schmidt is the creator of the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, a scale that rates the pain cause by different Hymenopteran stings. The Bullet Ant claims the number one spot on the SSPI and the title of most excruciating sting known to man. With this in mind, it is hard to...
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  • Divergent Summary/ Timeline - 314 Words
    Beatrice Prior starts off as a teen living in Abnegation – she finds out she is divergent after taking the aptitude test. At the Choosing Ceremony, Tris’s brother transfers to Erudite and she transfers to the Dauntless faction. On the train to the compound, Tris meets Will, Christina, and Al who become her new friends. Tris begins faction initiation and learns how to fight and use weapons. On visiting day, Tris’s mom comes to see her and informs her that the Erudite are planning...
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  • Movie Review - 564 Words
    Title: AKO Batch ‘81 Settings: University in the Philippines Character and Characteristics: Mark Gil - Sid Lucero Sandy Andolong - Tina Ward Luarca - Pacoy Ledesma Noel Trinidad - Santi Santillan Ricky Sandico - Ronnie Roxas, Jr. Jimmy Javier - Vince Rod Leido - Arni Enriquez Bing Pimentel - Mariel Dang Cecilio - Pearl (as...
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  • Essay - 1609 Words
    Education is the means whereby one generation transmits the wisdom, knowledge and experience which prepares the next generation for life’s duties and pleasures. This preparation of people through learning activities for their current and future jobs is what Eggland (1985) refers to as human resource development (HRD). Omolewa (2000) states that, HRD has existed in Africa and Zambia in particular since time immemorial and that it has a rich, independent and diverse historical past. It is against...
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  • divergent summery - 557 Words
    Divergent “One choice can transform you” is a the most defining statement for the book Divergent written by Veronica Roth where every 16 year old in a future Chicago that is divided into 5 groups called factions which separate people by different characteristics and traits. First, there is Amity, which are people who stand for peace and equality, and self-sufficiency, they harvest and grow all the food for the city. Next there is Erudite, in this faction people search for knowledge and...
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  • The role of chance in Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the d'Urbervilles"
    Written as an exhortation on the sexual hypocrisy of English society in the 1800s, Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" chronicles the events that lead eventually to the death of the virginal Tess. Random chance initiates more of the conflicts in "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" than any of the more subtle and realistic happenings. Coincidence also plays a serious role in complicating the events in the plot. The resolutions in Hardy's plot more often than not result from chance occurrences. By...
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  • The application of Group Socialisation to the case of ‘Marines under fire for ritual beating film’.
    The application of Group Socialisation to the case of ‘Marines under fire for ritual beating film’. This essay will discuss the application of group socialisation, which describes the dynamic transition of non-members in and out of a group, particularly initiation rites, as outlined by Levine and Moreland (1994) to a newspaper article entitled ‘Marines under fire for ritual beating film’ (Norton-Taylor & Morris, 2005). The article focuses on a leaked video depicting an initiation ceremony of...
    2,546 Words | 7 Pages
  • Aboriginal Ceremonies in Australia - 1190 Words
    Aboriginal Ceremonies in Australia Aboriginal people in Australia are indigenous. The earliest known is meaning of the word “aboriginal”. Actually, the Australian aboriginal is not coming from Australian it self. They came from Asia about 30.000 years ago. They have 500-600 distinct groups. No matter they live in different groups, they still an inherent part of the culture of aboriginal. Their culture is unique. Not only unique, they also rich in cultures. One of their unique cultures is...
    1,190 Words | 3 Pages
  • Reading Response on Four by Veronica Roth
     When he sees the man his heart fills with fear. He tries not to show any signs of weakness, but inside he is anything but strong. All he wants to do is run; hide away, to never see this man again. Yet, he knows he can’t. He can’t because this man is his father. Inspired by the Divergent trilogy, Four by Veronica Roth is a dystopian novel that demonstrates a society where the government is convinced that a person should belong to a group or faction that is made up of people that have...
    2,348 Words | 5 Pages
  • Hazing, College Sports - 1028 Words
    In an August 2000 study funded by New York’s Alfred University, 79 percent of college athletes surveyed in the United States have been subjected to hazing. The same study shows that only 12 per cent of athletes think what they went through is hazing. (Keller) The growing epidemic of hazing rituals on the college campus begs the question: Should hazing be allowed on college sports teams? Hazing is a vital part of forming a close-knit unit whether it is for college athletics or even...
    1,028 Words | 3 Pages
  • Pans Labyrinth - 2882 Words
    The Esoteric Interpretation of “Pan’s Labyrinth” “Pan’s Labyrinth” is a profound movie telling the story of a young girl’s quest to escape the cruelties of Spanish Fascism. The movie also contains a great amount of occult and archetypal symbols telling another story: one of esoteric illumination through test of character and ritual initiation. We will look at the occult and archetypal symbolism found throughout the movie and their relation with Ofelia’s quest. Pan’s Labyrinth (Spanish...
    2,882 Words | 9 Pages
  • Tyro Essay - 447 Words
    Tyro Essay Dreams can sometimes turn to nightmares. This is shown in the book “Tyro” by David McRobbie and how some things don’t end up the way they were planned. It is about relationships and careers suddenly changing every second. The novel “Tyro” is set at Dalrossen dockyards in the 1950s where the main character Andrew Kinnear starts his new apprenticeship. Andrew plans on being a Navy merchant but he must first complete five years at Dalrossen Dockyards which is bad because of the...
    447 Words | 2 Pages
  • Pain-Induced Rituals within the Cultures of Africa and Oceania
    VIAR 321 2441 words Pain-Induced Rituals within the Cultures of Africa and Oceania Ever since the beginning of civilization, cultures around the globe have been evolving and adapting to the environments around them. Each culture has ultimately progressed throughout time while expanding their territories, complicating their social structures, and forming unique cultural identities. Such cultures have been establishing the rules, traditions, and expectations of their societies for ages,...
    2,372 Words | 7 Pages
  • Analogue Procedures - 482 Words
    Analogue Procedures-also called Discrete Trail Training • Out of natural environment • Highly structured sessions, initiated and paced according to the teacher’s plan (one on one setting, use same stimuli selected by teacher) • Artificial reinforcers (not related to stimulus) –YOU CAN GIVE EXAMPLE HERE • Only one acceptable response • Teachers use the same prompts over and over • Fading of reinforcers necessary Problems: • responding under the control of only a few stimuli (ie....
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  • Agri Club Organizational Vision, Mission and Objectives
    KOLEHIYO NG PANTUKAN JUAN A. SARENAS CAMPUS AGRI-ENTECHPRENUER CLUB -oOo- Mission To be the governing body of the whole BS Agricultural Business students that will channel the communication between the BS Agricultural Business students and the Administration and be the centered in planning and decision-making processes. Vision A leading club in Kolehiyo ng Pantukan by empowered members that promotes unity and solidarity and ensures that all decisions, shall at all times be...
    270 Words | 2 Pages
  • "Araby" by James Joyce.
    The Initiation of a Young Boy by the Realization of His Own Narcissism As humans grow they pass through various stages of development, often some stages are never reached, when a new stage is successfully reached the person has under gone some sort of initiation. James Joyce's short story "Araby" is in simple terms about initiation, it is a story is about a young boy's adventure that allows him to progress from one stage to the next with the realization of his narcissistic behavior. At first...
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  • Anti-Hazing Law - 1398 Words
    REPUBLIC ACT No. 8049 AN ACT REGULATING HAZING AND OTHER FORMS OF INITIATION RITES IN FRATERNITIES, SORORITIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR Section 1. Hazing, as used in this Act, is an initiation rite or practice as a prerequisite for admission into membership in a fraternity, sorority or organization by placing the recruit, neophyte or applicant in some embarrassing or humiliating situations such as forcing him to do menial, silly, foolish and other similar tasks...
    1,398 Words | 4 Pages
  • Indigenous Sacred Ways - 309 Words
    Storytelling is very important in indigenous cultures. Traditions are passed down orally through the generations. Stories include an explanation of the genesis of the earth and members of the tribes place in the universe. Some tribe histories have been lost because the entire tribe was killed by war and disease. Drumming is believed to bring to people close to the unseen powers. In some tribes it is believed that these storytellers have the ability to speak to the spirits, ancestors and Supreme...
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  • African Masks - 2610 Words
    CONTENTS 1. FIGURE LIST 3 2. INTRODUCTION 4 2.1 Historical background and information 4 3. CONTEXT OF CEREMONIAL AFRICAN MASKING AND THE BASIC CHARACTERISTICS THEROF 6 3.1 The Makishi Masquerades among the Chokwe and related people 6 3.2 Pwo Mask 7 3.3 The Ngidi and Makanda initiation Rites 8 3.4 Holo Mask 9 3.5 The Bambara tribe of Mali and the Chi Wara antelope Mask 9 4. CONCLUSION 11 5. BIBLIOGROPHY...
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  • Divergent - 1187 Words
    In the novel Divergent by Veronica Roth a 16 year old girl called Beatrice Prior's lives in a dystopian Chicago, in a society which is divided into five factions, each is dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the...
    1,187 Words | 3 Pages
  • african mask - 392 Words
    October 21, 2013 Mrs.Bohm Ceramics African masks The history of African masks can be traced back to Paleolithic times. These masks hold great importance in the African culture. In olden days, masks were used in many different ceremonies. These masks were made from metals, wood, fabric, etc. Their unique designs and most importantly, the idea behind making them has earned African masks an important place in famous art galleries around the world. Art history...
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  • Taboo Sociology Paper - 957 Words
    Reyes, Maria November 21, 2011 SYG 2000 10 am Taboo: Initiation “ Initiation gives us a sense of belonging to something bigger than ourselves – but everyone has limits.” This quote sets the mood for the video we watched in class was about how kids from different parts of the world had to go through all these different types of initiation’s to be able to be considered an adult. Some things they had to experience made me cringe others made me believe why they didn’t just run away but...
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  • Group Discussion - 5903 Words
    A Group Discussion at a B-School can be defined as a formal discussion involving 10 to 12 participants in a group. They are given a topic. After some time, during which they collect their thoughts, the group is asked to discuss the topic for 20 to 25 minutes. B-Schools use the Group Discussion process to assess a candidate's personality traits. Here are some of the most important personality traits that a candidate should possess to do well at a Group Discussion: 1. Team Player...
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  • The South In Toni Morrison - 8034 Words
    The South in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon: Initiation, healing, and home Lee, Catherine Carr Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison's third novel in an increasingly varied and rich body of work, is a remarkable narrative. The novel's power lies not only in its recovery and representation of African American experience in the midtwentieth century but also in Morrison's insistence on the necessity of healing her broken, alienated protagonist, Milkman Dead. Central to both his maturation and his...
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  • Motivation and Performance - 395 Words
    Managers often assume that motivation is the only determinant of job performance. Please explain what the basic model of work motivation and performance is. What two important things, outside of motivation, are there to take into consideration that also affect job performance? According to Williams (2013), motivation is the set of forces that initiates, directs and makes people persist in their efforts to accomplish a goal. The basic model of work motivation and performance shows the factors...
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  • Puberty Rites in Ghana - 494 Words
    Puberty Rites After the child naming ceremony, puberty rites are the next set of rituals of social status transformation which children undergo in Ghanaian culture. The most well preserved puberty rites are the Dipo (pictured) of the Krobo ethnic group and the Bragoro of the Ashanti's. These ceremonies mark the entry of young women into adulthood. In Ghana only a small section of ethnic groups usually found in the northern parts of the country have initiation rites for men and where they occur...
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  • Rite of Passage - 852 Words
    “Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. That he has to leave the nest, the security, and go out to do battle. He has to lose everything that is lovely and fight for a new loveliness of his own making, and it's a tragedy. A lot of people don't have the capacity to do it.” A coming of age is a young person's transition from childhood to adulthood. In most modern societies this transition takes place on...
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  • Two Short Stories of Awareness
    Two Short Stories Of Awareness Beyond Oneself:"Araby" And "A Sunrise On The Veld""Araby" by James Joyce and "A Sunrise On The Veld" by Doris Lessing are both short stories in which theprotagonists gained a consciousness that was beyond themselves. The main characters are both initiatedinto new realities and truths of which they were not previously aware. Both short stories will beexamined with reflections according to the type of initiation that was experienced, the nature of thenarrators, the...
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  • Hazing: Fraternities and Sororities and Health Class
    Reflection I decided to write about the hazing controversy after I had had a discussion in my health class about the risks of hazing in society. My health teacher talked to our class about an incident that had occurred as a result of hazing. She told us that a college student had died as a result of getting brutally beaten by members of a fraternity. It supposedly had started as an initiation ritual, but it ended in complete disaster. This really stuck with me because I have a brother and...
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  • Rels 2001 Midterm - 1536 Words
    RELS 2001 Midterm Study Guide Spring 2013 Date: 7/2 You are required to bring Blue Books for the exam. They are available at the Student Government Office (4th floor, University Center, right above the bookstore) for free. I will collect all your Blue Books and redistribute them before the exam. Also, you will be strictly required to leave all your cell phones and bags (along with all reading materials) in the front of the class. Any kind of academic dishonesty will not be...
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  • Evils of Hazing - 1071 Words
    The Evils Of Hazing You have just moved to a new school, and it is the first day. You thought it was a dream to be on the wrestling team, but in reality it was a nightmare. After practice, you are hog-tied and beaten by your fellow teammates in a ritual known as hazing. For many years, hazing has existed in high schools throughout America without many people knowing; more recently, however, laws are being passed against this potentially deadly ritual as people are becoming...
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  • Nurseing Special Procedure - 466 Words
    According to the California Board of Registered Nurses; An Explanation of the Scope of RN Practice Including Standardized Procedures (2011), if the licensed health facility, BRN and the Medical Board of California considers intubation a “Standardized Procedure” then the RN may be capable of performing the procedure (Example intubation) after all guidelines were completed. The RN must follow these guidelines in accordance to the CA BRN; Specify standard procedure, special requirements, specific...
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  • Alchemist Archetypes - 721 Words
    Alchemist Archetypes In the alchemist by Paul Coelho, he writes about a shepherd named Santiago. Santiago’s journey is written mainly through situation archetypes. Archetypes are used to categorize people and a situation in stories, poems, plays ect. The predominant archetypes are situational. The most distinguished archetypes in the alchemist are the initiation, the quest, death and rebirth, the journey, and supernatural intervention. The first archetype in the entire book is the...
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  • Peer Pressure - 426 Words
    Peer pressure has been an issue in our society for many years. Adults, teens and even children are being subject to all kinds of outside influences to act and be a certain way, and to do certain things. Peer pressure is caused be the need to belong, ignorance and fear, and also the embarrassment of rejection. Teens, reaching for a bottle of alcohol at a party though they normally wouldn't drink; this is an example of the need we all feel to belong. This is the "everyone else is doing it, it...
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  • Araby by James Joyce and a Sun
    "Araby" by James Joyce and "A Sunrise On The Veld" by Doris Lessing are both short stories in which the protagonists gained a consciousness that was beyond themselves. The main characters are both initiated into new realities and truths of which they were not previously aware. Both short stories will be examined with reflections according to the type of initiation that was experienced, the nature of the narrators, the similar and dissimilar aspects of both characters and various components of...
    1,649 Words | 4 Pages
  • Boys and Girls Main Theme
    Boys and Girls Theme In her story, Boys and Girls, Alice Munro depicts the hardships and successes of the rite of passage into adulthood through her portrayal of a young narrator and her brother. Through the narrator, the subject of the profound unfairness of sex-role stereotyping, and the effect this has on the rites of passage into adulthood is presented. The protagonist in Munro's story, unidentified by a name, goes through an extreme and radical initiation into adulthood, similar to that...
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  • Boundaries between a Harmless Prank and a Malicious Test of Human Behavior
    At what point does a harmless prank become a malicious test of human behaviour? The target audience of the article would be any member of the sociology community, and any other person who may have had a personal experience relating to the topic at hand. Members of society that are looking to observe the strength of the human spirit, or harmful patterns within social institutions may read the story as a means of study. Potentially the reader could be the victim of some method of bullying,...
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  • Explain the Centrality of the Dreaming and Its Importance for Aboriginal Spirituality
    Explain the centrality of the Dreaming and its importance for Aboriginal spirituality. The Aboriginal Dreaming refers to the religious and spiritual beliefs of the aboriginal people of Australia. The dreaming is what they base their traditional lives around, the dreaming determines their values and beliefs and their relationships with the animals, plants and environment around them. The Dreaming tells the stories that explain their views and beliefs on how the world came to be and its history...
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  • Daisy Miller - 2268 Words
    Daisy Miller, A Study can be examined as the story of initiation of Daisy, one of its main characters. To demonstrate this conception, we will consider Marcus Mordecai’s, Joseph Campbell’s and W.R.B. Lewis’ works as well as examples from the nouvelle itself. Marcus Mordecai states, ‘the most decisive initiations carry their protagonists firmly into maturity and understanding, or at least show them decisively embarked toward maturity. These initiations usually center on self-discovery’...
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  • Maasai - 842 Words
    CIRCUMCISION AMONG THE MAASAI BY DICKSON KOECH (13-1109) CHRISTIANNE ROOKIE (13-0821) ANTHONY OKECH (13-1399) SARAH SEMO (13-1376) KEVIN OYUGI (13-1317) ANNE NDUTA (11-1022) CIRCUMCISION AMONG THE MAASAI Submitted to Caroline Kiarie Communication Department Of Daystar University Valley Road, Kenya In partial fulfillment of the requirement for COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE I (INS 111) June 2013 Circumcision ceremony is the most vital initiation of all...
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  • Santeria - 1008 Words
    What is Santeria? Santeria is a religion that derived from Yoruba, South-West Africa. It is the practice of communicating with different saints and through their power casting good and evil spells. This religion that has no written text and has been passed on by verbal communication. In the early and mid 1500s when the slave trade was still in action. African citizens were brought to Cuba, carrying with them nothing except a new imposed faith, Catholicism. While some subjects conformed, others...
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  • Hazing - 636 Words
    Hazing: The Right Form of Brotherhood? Brotherhood, according to Merriam Webster dictionary, is the condition or quality of being brothers. It is an association of men, a fraternity or union, united for common purposes. But this brotherhood has its conditions. Members have to go through “hazing” which serves as a ritual which involves humiliating, abusing, and harassing as a way of initiating a person into the group. If brotherhood is what these groups are for, then why do...
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  • Subculture Analysis - 1127 Words
    Description of a Subculture: Gymnastics Competitive Team Culture is the ways of thinking, acting and the material objects that form a people’s way of life. Within each culture there are many subcultures, which are cultural groups within a larger culture with similar beliefs. Many times, the subculture a person belongs to provide him/her with a sense of identity and belonging. Subcultures are characterized by their origin and the characteristics that define it. While growing up I belonged to...
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  • Primitive Education and Curriculum - 580 Words
    Primitive Education and Curriculum Primitive education Education was acquired during primitive period by enculturation. Enculturation is the process of learning the culture and acquiring the values and knowledge of a society In this education, the environment and all the surrounding activities are viewed as school or classroom and all adults act as teachers. The purpose of primitive education is to shape children to becoming good members of a tribe. Training for citizenship is essential to...
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  • Action Research 1 - 1008 Words
     TITLE OF RESEARCH: “Oras Mo, Kaalam Ko”program. A response to poor Reading Comprehension Skills of 88 Grade 7 learners of Gil Montilla NHS- Cabadiangan Extension 2014-2015. TIME FRAME: November 2014 to February 2015 1. SITUATION English and Filipino teachers of Gil Montilla...
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  • The Door - 315 Words
    A positive outcome takes initiative. In his poem, ‘The Door’, Miroslav Holub commends us to initiate change by symbolically opening the door. Recognising the importance of change Holub repeats his command several times in the poem, ‘Go and open the door’. To inspire us to accept change he lists possibilities you can find on the other side of the door. Magic city is purely imagination. Holub is persisting us to be in a positive mental state once we initiate change. In his poem, ‘The...
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  • a hero's Journey - 839 Words
    Isaias Ortiz English 090T Mr. Peters 5 may 2014 In true grit, the character of Mattie Ross goes on a hero’ journey learns that “eye for an eye” means that if something is to done to you is to get revenge on that person that’s has done you wrong. Mattie’s goes through hero’s journey when she hears about her father’s death. The first part of the separation in the hero’s journey is the call. The call Mattie is an invitation, “into the adventure, offers her the opportunity to face the unknown...
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  • Monomyths & the Step Not Taken
    Monomyths are one of the leading archetypal examples commonly found in literature. It is a quest or a journey braved by a hero that takes them through three stages; separation, initiation and reintegration. One of the clearest examples is the essay, the Step Not Taken by Paul D’Angelo. The narrator represents the hero on a journey to understand the misery of other people he comes across. Through all of this, the hero rebounds with an epiphany that changes his outlook. In the beginning, our...
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  • Hazing: Torture or Trustful Bond?
     Hazing: Torture or Trustful Bond? What is hazing? Hazing is often referred to as the humiliating and sometimes dangerous initiation rituals, specifically introduced on college students seeking membership into a fraternity or sorority. Members of fraternities and sororities are not the only victims. Athletic players and students of organizations endure this humiliation as well. Hazing should be prohibited in fraternities, sororities, athletic sports, and any club or...
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  • Sunflower Incorporated - 805 Words
    Sunflower Incorporated Synopsis This case refers about a large distribution company which resells products related to snacks. Thiscompany undergoes a change in its financial reporting system which was suppose to increase itsprofits and decrease its cost as well as to compete with its rivals. Issues ‡ The major issue that this case highlights is manipulation in products in some regions to increase the sale and the profit of the company. ‡ This manipulation in products is selling low quality...
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  • Hero and Ceremony - 653 Words
    The Monomyth The monomyth is a recurring, underlying theme that many writers follow not only intentionally but unintentionally as well; it follows the hero throughout the novel and explains the success of many mainstream novels. The monomyth is in its entirety he hero’s journey, beginning with the departure, then the initiation and ending with the return. In the novel of ceremony there is no real sense of time there are many flashback’s but there still is a monomyth and it also fills many...
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  • Chewa - 3625 Words
    INTRODUCTION The Chewa originated in the country of Zaire, but they emigrated to northern Zambia and central Malawi where they now live. The Chewa people are the largest ethnic group in Malawi and live primarily in the Central Region. The Chewa established their first kingdom around the year 1480. There are presently over 1.5 million Chewa people throughout Malawi and Zambia, however they are not considered people of Malawi, nor people of Zambia, but people of the Nyanja group of Bantu. The...
    3,625 Words | 9 Pages
  • Informative Research Regarding Anti-Hazing Through Campaigns
    Informative Research Regarding Anti-Hazing through Campaigns In partial fulfillment of the requirements in Philippine Politics and Governance September 2012 Informative Research Regarding Anti-Hazing through Campaigns Abstract The idea of establishing certain campaigns which is against hazing to avoid cruel initiation by fraternities in schools and colleges is now the subject of usual controversy. Proponents emphasize the concept of justice; opponents invoke...
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