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" The Nacirema have an almost pathological horror of and fascination with the mouth, the condition of which is believed to have a supernatural influence on all social relationships. Were it not for the rituals of the mouth, they believe that their teeth... "
Content Area Reading: A Heuristic Approach - Page 241
by Anthony V. Manzo - 1990 - 516 pages
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Deeply into the Bone: Re-Inventing Rites of Passage

Ronald L. Grimes - Social Science - 2000 - 393 pages
...provide the required charm. . . . In the hierarchy of magical practitioners, and below the medicine men in prestige, are specialists whose designation...mouth, the condition of which is believed to have supernatural influence on all social relationships. Were it not for the rituals of the mouth, they...
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Culture in Clinical Care

Bette Bonder, Laura Martin (PhD.), Andrew W. Miracle - Medical - 2002 - 191 pages
...liquid ritually pure. In the hierarchy of magical practitioners, and below the medicine men in the prestige, are specialists whose designation is best...mouth, the condition of which is believed to have supernatural influence on all social relationships. Were it not for the rituals of the mouth, they...
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Look at Me when I Talk to You: ESL Learners in Non-ESL Classrooms

Sylvia Helmer, Catherine Eddy - Education - 2003 - 106 pages
...medicine man in prestige, are specialists whose designation is best translated as "holy mouth men." The Nacirema have an almost pathological horror of...supernatural influence on all social relationships. Were it not for the rituals of the mouth, they believe that their teeth would fall out, their gums...
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The Body: Knowing bodies

Andrew Blaikie - Body image - 2004 - 328 pages
...to make the liquid ritually pure. In the hierarchy of magical practitioners. and below the medicine men in prestige. are specialists whose designation...condition of which is believed to have a supernatural 2l5 influence on all social relationships. Were it not for the rituals of the mouth. they believe that...
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Cultural Globalization and Language Education

B. Kumaravadivelu - Education - 2008 - 272 pages
...ceremonies to make liquid ritually pure. In the hierarchy of magical practitioners, and below the medicine men in prestige, are specialists whose designation...supernatural influence on all social relationships. Were it not for the rituals of the mouth, they believe that their teeth would fall out, their gums...
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