- Words: 1011
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Sociology - Counseling
- Paper #: 11785675
A ritual is an observable behavior that is exhibited by a society. There are many different types of rituals, ranging from simple ones, which a person submits to on a day-to-day basis, to more complex ones such as a rite of passage ceremony in which boys are turned into adults (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2016). Researcher Kastenbaum (2012) defines dying as one of the many transitions that everyone must experience.