Color terms in folk tales: a cross-cultural study

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 14 Published In Pages: 231-253
By Bolton, Ralph, Crisp, Diane


Using a sample derived from the available folk tale literature, researchers test whether the salience of color terms in folk tales follow the evolutionary sequence put forth by Berlin and Kay (1969). Results support the hypothesis.

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