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6 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 39 Issue 2, Summer/Fall 1992
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1157
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Peck traces the oral narrative along its evolution to what she terms \"local character anecdotes.\" She gathers examples from Carteret County and uses them to support her thesis.
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1156
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A series of articles offers tributes to the recipients of the North Carolina Folklore Society's Brown-Hudson Folklore Awards for 1992. Recipients include Otho Willard, George Higgs, Dorothy Spruill Redford, and Karen Baldwin.
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35930
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In Appalachian Jack tales, Jack is a fool or laughingstock, but still the hero of the story. The types of major types of Jack tale can be divided into seven contests: nursery rhyme, fool tale, trickster tale, wonder tale, tall tale, adult fool/trickster tale (fabliau), and culture hero, all of which the author included examples of.
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35928
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Mr. Arliss has been whittling wood his entire life; he started by making children’s toys, but much of what he carved reflected his childhood and important figures and themes of the world around him.
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35936
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Since 1867 when Joe Baldwin was killed and decapitated by a train accident, multiple stories have been circulated about a strange light appearing, symbolizing Joe looking for his missing head. The accounts vary, but some aspects of the legend stay the same, such as the light, time of appearance, and location.
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35937
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Owner of a backyard petting zoo and arboretum, Ernest Luck enjoys telling stories about past daring or humorous incidents in his life.