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10 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 18 Issue 2, May 1970
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16446
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The ubiquitous and innumerable weekly newspapers of the antebellum South are, as often as not, rich storehouses of folk humor, much of it original material acquired from oral sources and set down by editors and correspondents. Such a humorous niche was filled by Jemmy Critus for the CHARLOTTE JOURNAL.
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35364
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Told from the viewpoint of a young boy, the church-goers of a town usually go and pray at the bedside of a dying person until they pass. In this particular case, however, the man who lay in the sickbed was not prayed over because people thought of him as a bad man for drinking and not attending church.
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35365
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Found in an old trunk, several miscellaneous writings were found, including this parable about flowers.
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35366
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The story about how a very smart hunting dog went looking for a large raccoon, and the owner followed him until he was very lost, and ended up living in a cave with an American Indian woman for two years, before finding his way home and getting sent to fight in World War 2.
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35370
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In the Aarne-Thompson index, Tale Type 62 refers to “Peace among the Animals-the Fox and the Cock.” The opening story is a variation of that type, and the author continues on to analyze similar variations.
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35371
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A poem about a man who left specific instructions for his burial upon his death, particularly about not wanting to be buried in a church yard. However, his burial ground ended up being part of a church several years later.
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35367
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A poem about hunting a fox that always gets away.
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35372
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A poem describing a smoke house and the area around it.
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35368
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A collection of ‘boners,’ or stupid mistakes, that were found in literature by professors at NC State University.
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