West Virginia's Appalachian Music and Literature: Humor

Discussion of Humor

After you have studied the songs and stories in the Humor section, discuss the questions below with your teacher and classmates.

  1. Which songs and stories did you find funny?

  2. What makes them funny?

  3. Choose a story or song and tell how you would change it to make it funnier.

  4. Tell a joke or funny story or poem you know, or sing a funny song.

See also:
AppLit's Activities for Teaching Appalachian Folktales

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