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12 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 15 Issue 2, Nov 1967
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16470
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Charles Waddell Chesnutt gained recognition and enlarged North Carolina's place on the literary map during the late 19th- and early 20th-centuries with a significant contribution of tales, short stories, and novels set in the Tar Heel State. His understanding of the subtleties of diction and his rendering of distinctive speech patterns according to class, race, and region contributed to his success as an author.
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16469
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Speech in the Roanoke-Chowan section in northeastern North Carolina closely resembles that of Tidewater Virginia because the early settlers came into the Carolina area from the environs of Jamestown and Eastern Shore Virginia.
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16468
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One stanza is apparently all that remains of a North Carolina folksong from the southern Piedmont. But what remains is a sad telling of the murder of Patsy Beasly from Anson County, North Carolina.
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35276
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This is a collection of three remedies: for whitening and straightening teeth, hair removal, and to see ghosts and apparitions.
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35274
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An overview of Blowing Rock Craft Fair, which hosted a wide array of folk artisans. The author described the setting and some of the participants.
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35278
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Stories and legends about the biblical character Cain, and what he represents.
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35277
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The author briefly notes the acquisition of the song recorded in the rest of the article, “The Wayfaring Stranger.”
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35272
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Three stories that feature snakes as the subject matter; “Tenderhearted Little Girl,” “Down in the Basement,” and “The Snake Hunter.”
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35273
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A short poem about grass blades making arcs.
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35280
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In 1857, two photographers competed for favor with customers, the evidence of which was laid out in their newspaper advertisements.
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35279
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The author noted that swamps held many plants that were used in home remedies.
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35275
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A list of 15 superstitions relating to children, weather, love/marriage, and death.