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Thirteen percent of the languages in the sample syncretize all three spatial roles (pattern L=G=S).
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.