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superstition project - Eli

superstition project done for my novels class.
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Elisha McClain

on 11 April 2013

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photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli theories of nature Superstitions origins of superstitions Most superstition does not have an actual origin that we have found. Superstitions have come from fears, coincidences, events that have happened to people over time, as well, beliefs or "realizations" from religions and cultures. Superstions in religions Every system of religion tends to make and gather peripheral beliefs. A lot of the times, someone else's religion, is an other person's superstition. Most un-religious people find religious practices superstitious. Superstitions show us a lot about the culture of specific cultures. The superstitions of other cultures help differentiate and help us understand other cultures. different Superstitions American Superstitions - An apple a day, keeps the doctor away, step on a crack, break your mothers back, At the end of the rainbow, there is a pot of gold.
Greek superstitions - tuesday the 13th is a day of bad luck, giving a knife to someone who asks means that you will end of having a fight or have an argument with them
German - if a dead man's clothes are not washed, then he can not rest, if a pregnant women goes to place where bleach is, their child will be pale.

Huck fin Superstitions websites used page http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/superstition.html
http://www.paralumun.com/asuperstition.htm
http://www.greekembassy.org/embassy/content/en/Article.aspx?office=7&folder=1004&article=23878
http://englishcenter.maxforum.org/2010/09/19/american-superstitions/
http://www.standford.edu/group/ccr/blog/2010/03/superstition_among_us.html
http://www.slideshare.net/bermudatriangle/german-folk-beliefs-and-superstitions
http://www.novelguide.com/ReportEssay/literature/novels/superstition-huck-finn
Superstitions have no basis of reason or knowledge. They have a basis of explaination as to why good and bad things happen and how to avoid the bad, as well as how to get the good. There is a huge variety of superstitions that belong to cultural tradition. Throughout time, all people have held seriously/half-seriously beliefs that are irrational. superstitions with culture some super superstitions in"The adventure's of Huckleberry Finn" are killing a spider brings bad luck, A hairball can tell the future, Touching a rattlesnake's skin brings bad luck.
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