Whoops! Something went wrong.

Click here to refresh the page

Arts and Sciences - Metamorphosis and Folk Physics

Arts and Sciences - Metamorphosis and Folk Physics
Arts and Sciences - Metamorphosis and Folk Physics
Arts and Sciences - Metamorphosis and Folk Physics
Arts and Sciences - Metamorphosis and Folk Physics
Arts and Sciences - Metamorphosis and Folk Physics
Arts and Sciences - Metamorphosis and Folk Physics
Arts and Sciences - Metamorphosis and Folk Physics
Arts and Sciences - Metamorphosis and Folk Physics
Product Description
“We turn into snakes by eating chile.”
“This whale cannot stop singing from the bottom of the sea.”
- Francisco Alarcón, 104 Snake Poems

Human metamorphosis and transference are essential characteristics of folk biology
and physics. A proposition at the heart of rustic science is that the soul can enter and animate any living creature or inorganic object at will. An exchange of form can take place voluntarily or under the influence of psychotropic phenomena.

In ceremonies involving hallucinogenics, shamans routinely assume exotic shapes, personalities and instincts. Once in a new host, seers take on the mystical roles of their chosen mode of being. This democratic union imparts magical qualities and strengths to both human and non-human participants. In the process of putting on new coverings of skin, leather or scale, matter becomes malleable!
Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
  • Comments & Ratings
  • Product Q & A
Loading...
$4.50
Digital Download
$4.50
Digital Download
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up