In this essay, I will consider the question - What role does ritual play in The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down? What does the book teach us about the relationship between ritual, religion, and medical practice? The book, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, written by Anne Fadiman gives an account of cultural differences between Hmong and Americans. Hmong who are aborigines of Lao and have settled in American since few decades but still continue their life with Laotian culture and have not let themselves been affected by Americanized society. In the Continue reading...