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 Zarie Blackburn
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Complete Question Explanation

The correct answer choice is (C).

Answer choice (A):

Answer choice (B):

Answer choice (C): This is the correct answer choice.

Answer choice (D):

Answer choice (E):

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I do not know why D is wrong. I think D also focuses on the group and individual like life passages and life history.Thank you very much :lol:
 James Finch
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Hi Jxc

This question is asking for an example of a life-history, which are more personal, individual narratives, and a life-passage, which deal with organizations/societies more broadly. The issue with answer choice (D) is that both its examples deal with society more broadly, which jibes with the definition of life-passages given in paragraph 1: they “emphasize the requirements of society, showing how groups socialize and enculturate their young in order to make them into viable members of society."

Contrast this with (C), which contains an example of a life passage (the description of training and maintaining discipline within the military organization) and an example of a life-history (the soldier's individual narrative about his personal reaction to military life).

Hope this clears things up!

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