Rites of Passage questions to consider during research

Australian aboriginal-Initiation Rites of Passage Essential Questions In the 21st century should certain rites of passage continue to be practiced?  What is culture?  How does culture affect upbringing? How do rites of passage differ depending on culture, geography, etc.? Do rites of passage truly transform the participant? Are rites of passage essential to the transition…

Rituals

Research several traditional rituals from around the world. Select three of the following articles, read them, and find in them five examples of the characteristics of ritual discussed in class yesterday. (not all seven of the characteristics will be found in each of the three rituals, but many of them will.) National Geographic News: “Possessed”…