Read: Horace Miner / Nacirema essay
A few focus questions to get you started:
· If you consulted a map, where is the specific geographic homeland of the Nacirema, as described by Miner?
· What are the “charms” Miner mentions in his essay?
· Who are the “Holy-mouth men”?
· What is a “listener”?
· Do any of these things seem familiar to you?
· Nacirema are “a magic-ridden people” – do you agree?
· What does it mean to satirize?
· Does this essay relate in any way to Wade Davis’s TED Talk?