Voices Journal Volume 1976: 3-4
Edited by Todd DeGarmo
Articles In This Volume
Fratto examines the origins and use of verses stiched by young girls on American "samplers."
An article about folklore and computer programming from the viewpoint of an early programmer.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas: Its Recent Acceptance into the American Popular Christmas Tradition
This article examines the Dr. Suess story, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," in its use of secular Christmas symbols and reasons that that is the reason for its popularity as a story told during the Christmas season.
Using folklore genres to engage secondary school students, the author dicusses the use of folklore in the art classroom.
The Folklore of war time, shared by veterans
An exploration of the pheonomenon of the "garage sale," and an examination of its participants
The author provides idioms of folk speech.
The author examines parodies of religious texts in contemporary usage.
An examination of the Ballad of Rufus Rawlin's Ride
An exploration of the European precedents for the New World Dutch Barn
The folklore of enlisted men, from 1970.
Defining the idea of "region" in American Folklore scholarship
Cochran applies sociocultural and symbolic theories to his discussion of games and sport.