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As in the case of Karakoc, the clear-cut split between good and evil, Islamic and Western civilization, "we and they," serves to position the affiliation of one group in contraposition to another.
Leitao claims that in virtue of being interpreted in such a way those actions would constitute the remote antecedents of productions considered as truly argumentative, such as defence of point of view, contraposition and response to opposition (LEITAO, 2010; LEITAO, FERREIRA, 2006).
Once facts of ethnography have been presented, I shall argue that contrapositions of emotions (such as grief and anger) are, indeed, to be empirically encountered as social realities.