Folklore

In my exploration of what makes a narrative worth conserving, I’ve begun mapping the plot-lines of my favorite modern folklore writers. What can these narratives tell us about how to (structurally) transform one person’s words into a collective, timeless experience?

Lembata Legend: Wei Tuan (A story of female sacrifice)

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Lembata Legend: Ape Mountain

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Lembata Legend: Ado Wajo MountainGraph3

Lembata Legend, East Indonesia: Pulau Lepang Batang

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Lembata Legend: Pasukan Tikus or “The Mice Army”

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General Trend: Misery to ProsperityMinigraph3

General Trend: Prosperity to Misery

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General Trend: Prosperity to Misery to Prosperity

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The Sun and The Moon

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The Search for Luck

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Hou Yi and Chang-O

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Young Man in the Morning

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Young Bird

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The Man in the Moon

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