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AP HUG 4.1
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Folk Songs vs. Popular Songs
Folk: Composed anonymously, transmitted orally, and talks about daily activities (weather, farming)
Popular: Written by specific people in order to sell to many others, English is most common for music around the world
originated in NewYork City's Bronx Borough, during a block party with DJ Kool Herc. Came from Jamaica. Was significant because the music reflected conditions prevailing in the neighborhood.
is a repetitive act of a group, performed to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group, such as many student typically wearing jeans to class.
ex: Wearing jeans to class everyday
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
ex: people refuse to eat particular plants or animals for a variety of reasons.
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout a population.
the spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node of authority or power to other persons or places
ex: popular culture typically spreads through this diffusing rapidly and extensively from hearths or nodes of innovation with the help of modern communications.
The spread of a feature or trend through bodily movement of people from one place to another.
ex: Folk culture is transmitted from one location to another relatively slowly on a small scale.
spatial distribution of folk culture
has anonymous hearths, originating from anonymous sources, at unknown dates, through unidentified originators
typically represent American informality and a badge of youth
folk culture spread
landscapes dominated by this culture change relatively little over time
Popular Culture spread
based on rapid simultaneous global connections through communications systems, transportation networks, and other modern technology.
found in large, heterogeneous societies that share certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics
traditionally practiced primarily by small, homogeneous groups living in isolated rural areas
spatial distribution of popular culture
typically traceable to a specific person or corporation in a particular place. It is most often a product of developed countries, especially in North America and Europe.
Diffusion of Folk Culture
transmitted from one location to another relatively slowly and on a small scale, primarily through relocation diffusion
Diffusion of popular culture
typically spreads through a process of hierarchical diffusion, diffusing rapidly and extensively from hearths or nodes of innovation with the help of modern communications
Example of Folk Culutre
Folk songs may tell a story or convey information about life-cycle events like in Vietnam, where most people are subsistence farmers, information about agricultural technology was traditionally conveyed through folk songs.
Example of Popular Culture
Popular music is written by specific individuals of the purpose of being sold to or performed in front of a large number of people. An example is to privide songs for music halls and vaudeville, a music industry was developed in a district of New York called the Tin Pan Alley.
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