165_2020_13.pptx - Week Seven Legend and Economics HOUSE ELVES HIDDEN FOLK AND EXCHANGE Today\u2019s class Poll 1 Review from last time Witches Ghosts

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Legend and Economics HOUSE ELVES, HIDDEN FOLK AND EXCHANGE Week Seven
Today’s class Poll 1 Review from last time Witches Ghosts Satan Nisse, tomte, gardvord Protecting the farm (not the farm residents) Hidden folk Trolls in Frozen Theft from the hidden folk Poll 2
Today’s class Poll 1 Review from last time Witches Ghosts Satan Nisse, tomte, gardvord Protecting the farm (not the farm residents) Hidden folk Trolls in Frozen Theft from the hidden folk Poll 2
A brief interlude: CW von Sydow’s Om tradisjonsspridning On the spread of tradition Concept of “active” and “passive” bearers Refine to be “active” and “passive” participants Spread of traditions is not uniform Some attempts at disentangling potential paths of influence and divergence Informs attempts at using phylogenetic methods to understanding the origins of tales and motifs (cf. Tehrani) Highlights in the abstract the challenges of modeling story spread Network transmission vs chain transmission

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