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Cbtis 259

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English class

Day of the dead

Rosa carmen lopez velarde moreno

When is celebrate
Where is celebrate
As is celebrated
The costumes
The custom of trick
* chapter 2 Day of the dead
When is Celebrate

Where is celebrate
As celebrated
The Altars
The skulls

Flowers cempazuchitl


Halloween (contraction of All Hallows' Eve, 'Night of All Saints'),
also known as Halloween or Night of the Dead, is a celebration of
Celtic origin

When is celebrate

On the night of October 31.

Where is celebrate

Celebrated principally in the United States, Canada, Ireland, the UK
and in countries no Anglo

As is celebrated

Typical activities include the famous Halloween trick or treating
and the party of costumes , plus bonfires, visiting haunted houses,
jokes, reading scary stories and watching horror movies.


The Halloween represents all the dead that day
Some symbols representing Halloween are:


Pumpkin: The people of the British Isles, especially Ireland, are
descendants of the Celts, so as tradition dictated Celtic coal
hollowed turnips and put them to light, and welcomed him and his
loved ones and simultaneously protected from evil spirits. But when
the Irish came to America, met pumpkins and realized that these
were much larger and easier to hollow out.

The costumes

Using costumes: People in Europe used masks when droughts or
other disasters the overwhelmed. The masks were used to ward off
the spirits that brought them evil. Children dressed as ghosts to scare
the neighbors.

The custom of trick
The custom of trick: began in Europe with a custom of the ninth
century. On November 2 Christians walked from village to village
begging for "soul cakes" which were pieces of bread with "currants".
The more we receive, the more promising to pray for the dead
relatives of the donors, which carried souls to heaven faster

chapter 2 Day of the dead


Is a Mexican celebration of prehispanic origin in honor to the deads
The origins of the celebration of the Day of the Dead in Mexico
predate the arrival of the Spanish. There are records of Mexican
ethnic celebrations, Maya, Purepecha and Totonac. The rituals that
celebrate the life of the ancestors in these civilizations are made
from at least three thousand years ago.

When is Celebrate

November 2, starting from November 1, coinciding
with the catlics celebrations of faithful deceased
Day and All Saints.

Where is celebrate
It's a Mexican holiday, which is also celebrated in some Central
American countries,

As celebrated

altars in every house put a loved one who is gone,
and on the street put a trail of flowers zempasuchitl
to each altar, also make colored sand mats, in the
streets adorned with flowers, also go to the cemetery
to do a wreath at the grave of your loved one is going
to church to pray, skulls are made of chocolate and sugar,


This day represents all the loved ones who have
died and their souls return to live with us
Symbols representing the day of the dead so:
The skulls
The marigold flower
Typical food and bread

The Altars
In many places the famous people decorate altars; during these
days the smell of yellow flower of marigold and
cockscomb with deep purple perfume to
atmosphere. People usually decorate the altar with
a picture of the dead family and food and drinks the
deceased enjoyed most in life: chocolate, mescal,
beer, chili, peanuts, tangerines, pan de muerto,
meat, candy skulls, oranges, flowers , and of course, candles and
crosses made of flowers. The belief is that the deceased family will
come to share that time with what used to enjoy living Cando was

The skulls

The skulls are literary words and dances and satirical
references where some quality or character defect,
irreverently and with a light writing.

Flowers cempazuchitl

The marigolds are a key element in the ritual of
the "Day of the Dead" and like every year, they
rejoice in Mexico altars and tombs. it is an
element of heredity Hispanic and perhaps one of
the most widespread symbiosis of devotion sacred
and profane practice, in which the marigold flower noted for its
colorful and aromatic, symbol used since ancient times in Mexico