Folklore in two cultures (Cultural Anthropology)
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... Irish and Bhutan Folklore Folklore has been attributed with numerous definitions; one only has to read Sims &Stephens (2005) to find a plethora of authors who, over time, have presented definitions and explanations of folklore. All definitions however, involve values, ways of thinking, traditions and ways of behaving; all are about people and the way in which they learn who they are and how to understand and interpret the world around them (Sims & Stephens, 2005). Folklore is dynamic and ever changing, and is a part of everyday life that is informally and implicitly learned either by word of mouth, through material items or through customs (Sims & Stephen, 2005). This paper will describe and...