Bachelor of Arts in English
Margaret Case, Ph.D.
Taylor Swift redefines the traditional definition of “folklore” by inviting her listeners to rewrite her stories and pass them down. A close reading from a trilogy of songs within Swift’s 2020 Folklore album, reveals the richness of the album’s complexity as it explodes the dichotomy between “mere” popular culture and high culture.
DellIsola, Olivia, "Storytelling Through Taylor Swift’s Folklore" (2021). English Theses. 4.