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Familial Legends: Dreaming of the Devil

Every family member on J.R.’s father’s side has experienced the same DREAM. J.R. – “Every single person in my family on my dad’s side, as far back as, like, 4 generations, has had this terrible sleep paralysis at least once in their lives, and during this nightmare they see a manifestation which they believe to… Continue Reading »

Dream comes True

  The following story is collected from my friend. He lived in Turkey for the most part of his life. He talks about a Turkish tradition in this collection. This interview is done on phone. “A” refers to me, the collector. And “B” refers to the participant.   A:” Did you experience anything you can… Continue Reading »

The Golden Dragon

Interviewer: What is being performed? Informant: Folk belief by Crystal Soojung Choi When a Korean mother becomes pregnant with a son, she has a dream that a golden dragon appears to her.   Interviewer: What is the background information about the performance? Why do you know or like this piece? Where or who did you learn… Continue Reading »

Mother’s Psychic Dream

The informant told me of a dream her mother had before marrying her father, which has deeply influenced her way of looking at the world: “Okay so, one of  the earliest stories I remember hearing was my mom, after a few first dates with my dad, came home super worried and didn’t think that she’d… Continue Reading »