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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_legend

An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend is a form of modern folklore. It usually consists of fictional stories, often presented as true, with ...

americanfolklore.net/folklore/myths-legends

Nov 27, 2016 ... He cut quite a figure in New Amsterdam society, and was happy being .... Oksana lived in a small house on the edge of town with her father, her ...

www.folklore.ee/folklore/vol20/legends.pdf

pete with “Mister urban legend”, Professor Jan H. Brunvand of the. USA and his ... This is due to the increased mobility of our modern society, to tourism, and of ...

folklorethursday.com/urban-folklore/tales-tell-urban-legends-modern-folklore

Sep 22, 2016 ... Urban legends are the folk narratives of life in modern society: lurid, humorous, or cautionary tales told to us by trusted sources, which we often ...

theconversation.com/why-urban-legends-are-more-powerful-than-ever-76718

May 15, 2017 ... Within modern society, due to email and the internet, urban legends spread even more rapidly and indefinitely – constantly adapting to retain ...

www.nyfolklore.org/tradarts/tales.html

Folk tales and legends are another part of cultural expression. ... The themes of this modern urban legend can be traced across 2000 years. ... She reviews the literature, including Linda Dégh's articles on adolescent trips to haunted sites, and ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Folklore

Apr 17, 2017 ... 3.1 Legend; 3.2 Myth; 3.3 Folk Song; 3.4 Festival; 3.5 Superstition; 3.6 Fairy Tale; 3.7 Tall Tale; 3.8 Epic Poetry; 3.9 Urban Legend ... into broad categories, or as specific cultural artifacts of a given society. ... hoped, modern scholars usually view folklore as both literature and unique cultural phenomena.

www.enotes.com/homework-help/what-importance-myths-legends-today-how-do-they-487466

and find homework help for other Literature questions at eNotes. ... People still read myths and legends today because they often convey timeless and ... Their stories offer clues to how these people lived and what kind of societies they inhabited. ... Every culture has its own mythology and legends and these reflect the ...

u.osu.edu/ncta/files/2017/02/Matney-Korea-2dhupry.pdf

Urban myths or legends are a kind of modern folklore consisting of stories thought to be factual .... http://dmoz.org/society/Folklore/Literature/Urban Legends /.