5th August 2012
The Metaphor of Santa Cristina
The strong idea humans possess in idols and superstitions is utterly silly. People not necessarily free to follow what they believe that but rather have to adhere to rules and beliefs people have made up in form of religion. When it comes to religion, individuals ought to be free to practice whatever consider in and shouldn't truly feel obligated to partake in a certain form of religion. Cristina Innocente's life is similar to Santa Cristina's in multiple. Cristina Innocente was by a abundant home the same as Santa Cristina who was " born in to the house of the rich Both roman noblemanвЂќ (Ricci 138). That they both had similar relationships with their dads. Santa Cristina was " thrown right into a pit using a hundred venomous serpentsвЂќ (Ricci 139)вЂќ as a form of consequence for "[braking] up imagesвЂ¦of the questionnable gods in her father's houseвЂќ(Ricci 138), but the snakes didn't damage her. Even though Cristina Innocente was not chucked into a gap of venomous serpents, according to irrational beliefs, she was injured by a snake for carrying out something wrong and she was subject to a whole lot of ridicule and marginalization from the various other villagers a slight corresponding to what Santa Cristina suffered by being placed into a hole of venomous snakes. I understand this mainly because at the hospital, her " вЂ¦eyes were closed and her mouth had decreased openвЂ¦вЂќ (Ricci 23) the way it was on her father-in-law if he died. Both their lives ended at sea and they left the earth on a great note. Contrasting the two women lives, you observe that Santa claus Cristina experienced so much soreness and that despite all the soreness that the girl faced, she never for once thought of letting go of. Relating this kind of to Cristina Innocente's your life, I think the lady chose to choose the festival not because the lady was fed up of being marginalized, but because she couldn't care less that which was said about her by people of Valle de Sole. If she had been forced to choose the...