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Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology

Quiz 13 :

The Arts

Quiz 13 :

The Arts

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What is the main factor that determines the form taken by imaginative play?
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In which types of societies is the myth of matriarchy found?
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Whether useful or not,what does all art express?
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Some history books have referred to Louis Riel as a treacherous rebel rather than a freedom fighter for his people.Which statement best characterizes the perspective of these books?
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Which of the following terms was developed in the 19th century to refer to traditional oral stories and sayings of European peasants?
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Which term do anthropologists use to refer to verbal narratives that are secular,nonhistorical,and intended mainly to entertain?
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According to the text,which form of verbal arts has received the most study and attention?
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Which artistic "rule" was illustrated by the Canadian video "We're Talking Vulva"?
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What do Johann Sebastian Bach and a Navajo sand painting artist have in common?
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"All cultures include activities that provide aesthetic pleasure." What conclusion does this statement suggest?
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How is fine art distinguished from folk art?
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In Western culture,how do we generally regard art?
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Anthropologists prefer the term "verbal arts" to the term "folklore." Why?
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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of pop art?
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Which of the following would NOT be included in an anthropologist's study of art?
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What was meant by the term "folklore," as used by Europeans?
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According to the Abenaki creation myth,Tabaldak first created the Abenakis from stone,and then from living wood.What light does this story shed on the function of myths?
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Legends often exemplify a people's view of the world and humanity's place in it.Which of the following most resembles legends in this regard?
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What is the term for pseudo-historical narratives that account for the deeds of heroes,the movements of peoples,and the establishment of local customs?
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Which of the following is the "common parlance" definition of myth?
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