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make or evolve into a ritual


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When patients do engage in rituals, they should know to immediately re-expose themselves to the cue that triggered the urge to ritualize. For example, when a person with contamination fears washes their hands after touching something they perceive to be contaminated, they should touch the object again and try again to resist the urge to ritualize.
We ritualize this realization in the Passion of Jesus during Holy Week.
Hill theorizes that the fulcrum connecting Hurston's talents is her language as performance technique, or her ability to dramatize, pictorialize, and ritualize language.
Defining women's ritualizing can be problematic, not least because women ritualize in a wide variety of contexts and patterns: Women can be found worshiping both within the institutional religions and consciously divorced from them; both singly and in community; both domestically and in public; both traditionally and innovatively.
Ritualize basic beliefs so beautifully and meaningfully.
Desire translates into the things with which we ritualize our lives and into the way we communicate and portray ourselves through objects.
Consisting of a reconstructed American flag with "two white arrows and a tomahawk" in place of the union stars, the flag evoked many of the risks of hunting, battle, and war that the "pale faces" of Carson City would soon ritualize when they became Red Men a few years later.(53) Miners and middle-class professionals alike celebrated this noble icon of risk, Winnemucca, who just five years before had been a savage antagonist to all white men in their heroic and manly struggle to conquer the West.