ENGH 315: Folklore and Folklife
ENGH 315-DL4: Folklore and Folklife
12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR
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Section Information for Spring 2021
This course introduces the central concepts, vocabulary, theories, and methods of folklore studies. We explore how folklore forms operate within specific groups of people associated with regional, ethnic, racial, occupational, gender, political and class identities. We consider different types of folklore forms, the meanings they have, how they function, and relationships between folklore and social issues.
ENGH 315 DL4 is a distance education section.
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Course Information from the University Catalog
Topics include folktales, personal narratives, legends, proverbs, jokes, folk songs, folk art and craft, and folk architecture. Considers ethnicity, community, family, festival, folklore in literature, and oral history. Discusses traditions in students' own lives. Limited to three attempts.
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