Built of wood using traditional techniques, the "old-fashioned house" is a site for rites of passage
THE CLUB: Rites of Passage
Loctician Training Program and Book Club
For a study so concerned about issues of identity, William Faulkner and the Rites of Passage
oddly suffers from its own identity crisis.
Campers who participate in drama instruction, direct interpersonal skill training, rites of passage
activities, and writing workshops develop these skills.
In spite of the presence of many elements common to rites of passage
, such as traditional robes, ceremonial structure, and speeches congratulating the students and welcoming them into adulthood, graduation may lack depth of meaning for the students.
Leemon observed in The Rites of Passage
in a Student Culture, a 1972 book, such rituals placed "a difficult problem of personal growth into a social context .
The funerary complex at Munich--Riem (p56) by Andreas Meck and Stephan Koppel is a distinguished addition to the modern northern European tradition of buildings that honour rites of passage
with quiteness and thoughtfulness.
Karant-Nunn covers parish-level rituals that include the great Gennepian rites of passage
, "baptism, marriage, and funerals," (p.
Come explore objects and ceremonies that mark the Jewish rites of passage
in Skirball Cultural Center's Life Cycle Gallery at 10 a.
IN HIS RECENT BOOK, CHRISTOPHER LALONDE EXAMINES rites of passage
in Faulkner's early fiction.
The change also injects new concepts - like Quinceaneras - into American mainstream, with large stores catering to a universe of cultural habits, religious holidays and rites of passage
that stretch way beyond Thanksgiving.
This is one of the first rites of passage
toward acceptance into the adult society of women.
Formal and informal male rites of passage
loom large in Alain Schnapp's discussion of images of the civic and military formation of youth in Greek city states; augusto Fraschetti's treatment of such Roman republican rituals as donning the toga or participating in festivals, including those with fertility rituals; and Christiane Marchello-Nizia's study of how medieval French literary texts represented the dubbing of knights and other aspects of "courtly chivalry.
type, seems to be growing up - to be starting to have the ability to celebrate rites of passage
as well as brute function.
As rites of passage
go, it's not difficult, but it is an adventure.