West Virginia's Appalachian Music and Literature

Wind Up: Come Back Home to West Virginia


Read and listen to these selections as you think about what you have learned about Appalachian music and literature. How do the writers of these pieces feel about their home in West Virginia?

       
"West Virginia" (poem)   "Rhododendron Song"
 
When I Was Young
in the Mountains (literature)
  "West Virginia Hills" (song)
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West Virginia's Appalachian Music and Literature is a self-contained teaching unit by Avis Caynor and Reneé Wyatt (1997), reprinted with permission in 2003 in the larger web site AppLit. Matching quilt squares and arrow buttons will take you through the four main sections of this teaching unit.


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