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Research Paper













        This paper was written in November, 1999.  It accompanied the original project, which was a scrapbook containing the folk stories and pictures.  The paper discusses how the Tumble Inn stories share common folklore motifs.  Do not use any parts of this paper without my permission.  If you would like more information about folklore and folklore motifs, please consult the sources in the Works Cited section.


Part 1:  Intro and "Cast of Characters"
Part 2:  Snack Shack and Famous (and Infamous) Visitors
Part 3:  Native Americans and U.F.O.s
Part 4:  Local Characters and Back Bedroom
Part 5:  Ghosts and Pop Culture
Part 6:  Works Cited







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