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Folklore, culture, and the immigrant mind

Folklore, culture, and the immigrant mind

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- United States.,
    • Ethnicity -- United States.,
    • Immigrants -- United States.,
    • Acculturation -- United States.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. xi).

      Statementedited by George E. Pozzetta.
      SeriesAmerican immigration & ethnicity ;, v. 18
      ContributionsPozzetta, George E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR105 .F63 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 357 p. :
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1887963M
      ISBN 100824074181
      LC Control Number90049271

      Catholic Social Teaching on Immigration. The Catholic Church in the United States is an immigrant Church with a long history of embracing diverse newcomers and providing assistance and pastoral care to immigrants, migrants, refugees, and people on the move. Washington Irving published “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” in his story collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, the time, in the decades following the Revolutionary War, the United States was in the process of constructing a national identity.

      Immigrants bring their folklore with them to their new homes Reasons to maintain home-country folklore: nostalgia, faith/morality, to assert one's group identity Folklore is created in new environments, blending the immigrant with the native Immigrations on multiple levels: between nations, from rural to urban, between cities or states.   Dear Students, please read the extracts discussing the concepts myth and mythology below, and then chapter one from Hughes, R. Myths Americans Live By: White Supremacy and the Stories that Give us Meaning (one of your key text books).Take particular note of the way Hughes writes about the concepts myth and mythology.

        Myths seen as working in terms of narrative (discursive forms), subject-matter (stories of gods or superhuman beings), cultural status (sacred truth for the community to which the myth belongs) and social functions (expressing religious beliefs, confirming values and norms, or legitimating social practices and institutions). A review of Andrea DeCapua's book "Culture Myths: Applying second language research to classroom teaching", published in the Think Tank Bulletin of the Mind Brain Ed SIG of the Japan Association.


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