The Tapestry of Culture
Rosman and Rubel
Chapter 11 Study Guide
- What distinctions do Rosman and Rubel make between myths,
legends, and folktales?
- What four twentieth-century anthropologists dealt with the
proper way to interpret myths?
- What human tension does the Wogeo myth about flutes deal with?
- What literary device, also found in the Hebrew Bible, is
important to the Maori of New Zealand and finds its place in
- What is the most common folktale motif?
- What form does a trickster take among many North American
Indian societies, especially in the west?
- What form does a trickster take among the Kwakiutl Indians of
- How were myths, legends, and folktales originally transmitted?
- What form does the trickster Ananse take in West Africa?
- What form does the trickster take among southeastern Native
- What medium is currently being used in American society to
- What two forms of folklore do the authors mention on the last
page of the chapter that are often transmitted by email
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