Oral Traditions Revised Lec

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Oral Traditions Revised Lec

  1. 1. Oral Traditions: Ghost Stories and Other Local Tales of The Bizarre
  2. 2. Peer Group Activity <ul><li>Break into your peer groups and discuss your oral story </li></ul><ul><li>Questions: </li></ul><ul><li>How old is the story? Were you able to date it based on anything in story? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the significance of the story? Does it serve a purpose or contain a lesson? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does the story seem to endure? Does it have any sort of cultural significance? </li></ul><ul><li>What might have inspired the story? A house, event, or location? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Old Alton Bridge and legend of “goat-man” </li></ul><ul><li>The bridges is south of Denton, near Copper Canyon </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1884 </li></ul><ul><li>iron through-truss bridge </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Alton_Bridge </li></ul>

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