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Liminality As A Rite Of Passage

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communitas. They describe Liminality as a phase of “being ‘in-between’ within a rite of passage, as a person moves from one social state to another. During a rite of passage, a person enters a phase of separation from a previous group, which is followed by an ‘in-between’, or liminal, phase during which many aspects of life are likely to go through a process of change or distortion. Finally, there is a phase of reintegration into the community and entrance into a new social state... Liminality is a strange out of this ordinary world character.” (p.xxx). in this context communitas is an experience of unity felt by those sharing a rite of passage experience. Communitas is a model of sociality and an experience of unanimity with other human
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