artistic works, as paintings, sculpture, basketry, and utensils, produced typically in cultural isolation by untrained often anonymous artists or by artisans of varying degrees of skill and marked by such attributes as highly decorative design, bright bold colors, flattened perspective, strong forms in simple arrangements, and immediacy of meaning.
the visual arts, music, drama, dance, or literature originating from, or traditional to, the common people of a country
noun 1. a dance that originated among, and has been transmitted through, the common people. Compare . 2. a piece of music for such a dance. noun 1. any of various traditional rustic dances often originating from festivals or rituals 2. a piece of music composed for such a dance verb (intransitive) 3. to perform […]
- Folk epic
noun a piece of epic literature about the people of the civilization and the commonality of their experiences, wisdom, and values
[fohk-stuh n] /ˈfoʊk stən/ noun 1. a seaport in E Kent, in SE England, on the Strait of Dover. /ˈfəʊkstən/ noun 1. a port and resort in SE England, in E Kent. Pop: 45 273 (2001)
[fohl-kuh-ting] /ˈfoʊl kəˌtɪŋ/ noun 1. the unicameral parliament of Denmark. 2. History/Historical. the lower house of the Rigsdag. /ˈfəʊlkətɪŋ; Danish ˈfɔlɡəteŋ/ noun 1. the unicameral Danish parliament