Body Ritual Among The Nacirema Analysis

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“Body Ritual Among the Nacirema” by Horace Miner is a story with a hidden meaning about the American culture. “Nacirema” spelled backwards spells “American.” The story touches on many habits that the American culture and society has and about the importance of religion in one’s culture. The people of the Nacirema may have odd rituals, but also have positive qualities about them. The practices followed in the Nacirema has many spiritual benefits and should be followed in today’s society.
People of the Nacirema had such strong senses of faith and trust in their society. The families in the story are very strong in their beliefs, “While each family has at least one such shrine, the rituals associated with it are not family ceremonies but are