Folklore & Myth

Folklore and myth often originated as a people tried to understand the world around them and to understand where they came from. Folklore and myth also convey value systems that are often still embedded deep within the modern cultural identities that evolved from them.

Halloween as a Case Study for Cultural Understanding

Halloween is seen around the world as an American holiday. While it has gained more global popularity in recent years, it is still really only celebrated in the US, the UK, and Canada. In most other countries, including most Slavic countries, it is regarded at most as a reason to host costume parties or perhaps […]

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