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ANTHRO 159 Study Guide - Spring 2018, Comprehensive Midterm Notes - Spanish Language, Black People, White People


Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTHRO 159
Professor
Hauck
Study Guide
Midterm

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ANTHRO 159
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE
Fall 2018

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1st verse: sexually rebellious teenager angering his father so he heads for forest.
- moral judgement and curiosity are beginning clash with own families.
- man is vulnerable —> tests his composure and resilience.
2nd verse: Saganafa goes to grandfather and fishes w/ him.
3rd verse: Mention of dreaming = what occurs will be fate.
- dreaming = possibilities for future life experiences for dreamer.
—— singufesu = unfortunate dreaming; something terrible will
happen
- sees crowd of people in white clothing but Saganafa still draws closer.
- Christians “take” him and gives grandfather payment for his son, “bok”
refers to sound affect for whenever th ey put an item/dowry into
grandfather’s hands.
He call’s other humans “grandfathers” — ‘I must leave now with our grandfathers’
1Mysterious enticing spells that are deadly
4th verse: Wife’s pregnancy (4 sons)
- the last one was the most beautiful.
- over time, those serving Christians began to act like them.
- “adopt way of enemies” however soon it will actually be who you are.
5th verse:
Metal tools create hyper illusory power of itseke; power to transformation.
Conclusion:
“Mythological” image — metal tools become solid using human blood
Makeup of Destiny:
Qada’ Wa Qadar God’s eternal decision over all things.
Aroubi Village peasant
Islamic perception of Qada’ wa radar (God’s decree) but women like Zineb are going out and
engaging in sexual relations with men, dressing provacitively etc.. “taking it into their own
hands”
Peasant Past, Migrant Future
Most living in city are going to university and are either the 1st in family to get a higher
education or the only literate (coming from villages)
Wil comply with parents marriage mates
Overly educated for aroubi (village peasants)
Know they will have to work BEHIND THE SCENES
Female students only want to marry emigrant husband thet left their hometown.
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Sees men who left, survived journey, and successfully established themselves as likely to
sustain their marriage future.(towns like Zafiah)
Prospective Beauty
Spent lots of time on their appearance
“If you don’t look your best, they won’t even look at you.”
Sees it as her responsibility to be prepared for a destined man’s gaze.
Beauty as necessity and duty.
Beauty practices performed @ mirror are anticipatory actions, actions that will go to a
specific direction toward the future.
What is destined for you will always run with you (divine predestination)
No human action/intention (beauty techniques or pressure from kin) can interfere w/ the
preordained trajectories.
Before you are born God writes your life (who you will marry, how many children,
when you’ll die)
Women stating that everything in life is determined in advance by God while actively
orienting themselves towards what they want in their future also engaging in anticipatory actions
(makeup, attention of male stares) that runs against behavior of people who express such a
deeply religious imagination.
Steer themselves towards specific futures and speaking of already written life stories —>
2 characteristics: fixity and unknowability.
Fixity and Hopeful Ignorance
Destiny as fixed and unknowable.
Destiny’s unknowability has a “productive side”
1Not knowing what the future may bring makes destiny compelling (possibilities)
Young women’s are acting in a view of a future that they hope is their own —> hoping
their actions opens possibility for their “hoped-for future” to be written for them.
Women know the action required in human world to precipitate their future.. destiny’s
unknowability but women does their part, knowing how world work.
Recognizing the Future
Women do not know their future, but do know the type of men that can offer them a good
future, and its among THOSE men where they actively search for their destinies.
Practice Makes Imperfect
Emigrants are not keen to marry women who are ready to engage in premarital
relationships.
Felt that the man was “the one”
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