- Words: 2482
- Length: 8 Pages
- Topic: Family and Marriage
- Paper #: 13098107
It is thought that the forest imbues the semen of a married man with its own vital essence. In this way, Mosko argues, the children born of married unions are products of "the joyful intermingling of several simultaneous influences of mother, father, and forest" (899).
The forest is not only the source of the individual's sense of identity, but also defines the communal sense of identity as well. Bands see