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Folk Studies Week 1 Notes

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Folk Studies Week 1 Notes FLK 276-006

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These notes cover week one class discussions and chapter one of the Living Folklore text.
Intro to Folk Studies
Barry Kaufkins
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Savannah Notetaker on Sunday August 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to FLK 276-006 at Western Kentucky University taught by Barry Kaufkins in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 3 views.


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Date Created: 08/28/16
FLK 276 Week 1 Class 1 & 2 Tools for success: Refer to course website for correctly formatting papers Teacher Question: What do people think when they hear folklore? Student Answers: • fake • exaggerated • myths/legends • stories oral traditions • • among older generations • not very smart • children • very traditional, not modern • gullible • rural people, isolated • old fashioned These are not incorrect, but they are incomplete. Folklore is everywhere, everyday. It comes from people and it very much a collaborative experience. Folklore is the study of people. Chapter One Notes: Folklore comes from people and their traditions it is difficult because covers a broad spectrum to define. Elite Culture, Pop Culture, and Folklore all cover different topics but are occasionally confused. Folklore is informally learned and unofficial, part of everyday experience. It is unofficial knowledge about the world, ourselves, our communities, beliefs, cultures, and traditions that is expressed creatively. Genres of Folklore: 1- Verbal, involving words 2- Material, tangible 3- Customary, habitual action


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