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Thirteen percent of the languages in the sample syncretize all three spatial roles (pattern L=G=S).
Shakespeare repeatedly syncretizes an array of biblical and pagan sources within The Tempest.
Further, Julian syncretizes Greek, Egyptian, and Persian myths so that Helios (an amalgam of Zeus, the Egyptian god Serapis, and the Persian god Mithras) and Attis (an amalgam of Mithras and Persephone) take on manifold significance.
See also Sekora's discussion of the genre of the slave narrative as a "mixed form" that syncretizes several literary traditions.
For illumination on the survivals of African religion and ritual in the diaspora, see Robert Thompson's Flash of the Spirit, a study of Caribbean voodoo and how it syncretizes gods and rituals from various African cultures; Zora Neale Hurston's Tell My Horse (Berkeley: Turle Island, 1983) and The Sanctified Church, Louis Mars, The Crisis of Possession in Voodoo, (Berkeley: Reed, Cannon and Johnson, 1977), and Houston A.