“The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down” Reflection

11 Oct

I learned from this book that Hmong believe that when you become ill you spirit leaves your body and when you get better it comes back. I feel the blame of Lia getting ill and  getting worse can be blamed  on the doctors and parents. The doctors did not convince the family enough to listen to their instruction and take time to understand where they were coming from. While the parents were taking their daughters treatment into their own hands and not listening to the doctors. The doctors show ethnocentrism by not getting to understand the Hmong and judging their methods instead of trying to understand.

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2 Responses to ““The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down” Reflection”

  1. alenag3 October 11, 2012 at 9:42 am #
  2. gbbyb October 11, 2012 at 9:45 am #

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