The Nacirema Why do you think Miner wrote the article this way?

Jan 15th, 2015
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Read http://www.sfu.ca/~palys/Miner-1956-BodyRitualAmongTheNacirema.pdf

In 800 words or 2 pages double spaced 12 inch font please answer some of the following questions.

Why do you think Miner wrote the article this way?

  • What do you think are the lessons of the article on the Nacirema?
  • What do you think he was trying to say about how we view other people and cultures?
  • What do you think he was trying to say about how we view ourselves and our culture?
  • Which examples did you think were most interesting or insightful?
  • How do we apply these lessons to the course going forward?

Do you think there is value in the perspective and analysis he offered?

  • What do you think of these “body rituals” that we engage in and what he says they say about us?
  • Do you think there are problems with the perspective and analysis he offered?
  • What is missing from his research?


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