This paper examines the mutability of the ‘meaning’ of folklore, as articulated by Lauri Honko. It aims to illustrate the amorphous and ambiguous nature of customs and traditions by considering the multiple ‘meanings’ ascribed to a contemporary British folkloric custom: the Cumbrian coin-tree.
|Number of pages||20|
|Early online date||2 Jan 2014|
|Publication status||Published - 4 Apr 2014|