Summary Of Body Ritual Among The Nacirema

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After reading “Body Ritual Among the Nacirema” I believe the Nacirema are the Americans. First Nacirema is American spelled backwards. I also think it is America because it said “North American group living… Little is known of their origin, al- though tradition states that they came from the east.” I also believe it is America because it said, “The focus of this activity is the human body, the appearance and health of which loom as a dominant concern in the ethos of the people.” Because there is very few countries that believe that you have to look perfect. For example, wearing makeup, perfectly white straight teeth, BMI, hairstyle, and the fashion. I also believe it is America because of a YouTube video I watch where two guys discussed the

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