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Box 289


Contains 11 Results:

Sister missionary folklore and traditions / Emily Burton, 2005

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 1
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3198
Scope and Contents note

Burton analyzes current gender roles by examining the traditions of female missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She mentions variations of and additions to traditions observed among male missionaries. Burton discusses possible reasons or symbolism behind various traditions. Created by Emily Burton when she was enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 class during fall semester 2005.

Dates: Other: 2005

Pranks : the necessity of trickery / Derek Collins, 2005

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 2
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3199
Scope and Contents note Collins collects prank stories from high school students. He summarizes his collection by defining a prank as "an act of mischief designed to trick, vandalize, and/or annoy." He mentions themes of night time pranks and pranks used as a way of asking someone on a date. Collins asserts that pranks provide a way to express feeling (positive or negative) in an environment that doesn't encourage open expression of feeling. Created by Derek Collins when he was enrolled in Eric Eliason's English...
Dates: Other: 2005

Why laugh / Cameron Coe, 2005 December 7

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 3
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3200
Scope and Contents note

Coe discusses the practice of quoting movies, focusing on the use of quotes from comedies. She explains that for a movie quote to have comedic success it needs to fit the tone of the conversation it is used in and it the audience must be able to recognize the quote. She asserts that a funny quote can also be successful when it acts as a release in an argument. Created by Cameron Coe when she was enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 392 class during fall semester 2005.

Dates: Other: 2005 December 7

Testimony meetings shenanigans : story-monies / Daren Harris, 2005

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 4
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3201
Scope and Contents note Harris' project deals with testimony meetings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, during which members of the congregation declare their beliefs. Harris collects stories of testimonies his informants heard and considered unusual. He analyzes why different people might find different things in a testimony humorous or inappropriate. Harris discusses the context of the person giving the testimony and the pragmatic effect on the audience, noting that the purpose of sharing...
Dates: Other: 2005

A shotgun, a rifle, and a four-wheel drive : a collection of West Virginia Folklore / Sarah E Stiles, 2004

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 5
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3202
Scope and Contents note

Stiles collects stories that exemplify life in West Virginia. She describes the rich tradition of storytelling, dancing, hunting and making moonshine. Created by Sarah E. Stiles when she was enrolled in Jill Terry Rudy's English 392 course in Winter 2004.

Dates: Other: 2004

A brief view of quilts / Sandra Yocom, 2006 April 18

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 6
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3203
Scope and Contents note

Yocom discusses the history of quilts starting with the earliest known examples and tracing their lineage through modern quilting. She then goes on to describe different quilting processes and different types of quilts as well. Finally, she includes poems relating to quilts and pictures of various types of quilts, as well as collection photographs of work she has collected and documented. Created by Sandra Yocom when she enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 class in winter 2006.

Dates: Other: 2006 April 18

The Stewart and Creer family's children's folklore : a culmination of the diverse stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and play songs and rhymes / Kate S. George, 2006 March 30

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 7
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3204
Scope and Contents note George evaluates her family's children's folklore in four specific groups in this project: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and play songs and rhymes. Through each category, she shows how folklore does not only play an important role in her family, it also reflects on societal values as a whole. She concludes her research by emphasizing the importance of understanding her family's children's folklore as a means to not only understand it's significance in the family, but in society as a whole....
Dates: Other: 2006 March 30

Folklore of survival / Chad Powell, 2006

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 8
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3205
Scope and Contents note Powell discusses how survival stories and traditions passed down through instructors and individuals at the mountain men rendezvous are folklore, and how these stories relate to students at Brigham Young University through their knowledge of deity and what their duty here on earth is. Powell claims that these survival stories become a reinforcement function for the religious aims of Brigham Young University. He then goes on to explain how survival experiences can also serve social control...
Dates: Other: 2006

Moments of rebellion amongst LDS girls / Ellen Lloyd, 2006

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 9
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3206
Scope and Contents note forms of rebellion among Mormon girls and then tries to define what constitutes rebellion. Even though all her accounts come from Mormon girls, they vary in severity and in degree of rebellion. Lloyd gives credit to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' emphasis on the family as the reason why none of these girls' rebellions were too severe or harmful in nature. She then goes on to analyze the role that males played in each of her informant's stories. Finally, Lloyd discusses...
Dates: Other: 2006

Quote boards : males, females and families / Amy Hatch, 2006

 Item — Box: 289, Folder: 10
Identifier: FA 1 Item 3207
Scope and Contents note Hatch analyzes and discusses the role and importance of quote boards in male apartments, female apartments, and family homes. She then goes on to compare and contrast quote boards as found in different settings. Finally, Hatch concludes by discussing the intention and purpose of quote boards as material culture in the lives of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, whether they be in college apartments or family homes. Created by Amy Hatch when she enrolled in Eric...
Dates: Other: 2006