The relationship between use of alcohol and thematic content of folktales in primitive societies

The General Inquirer Vol/Iss. n.a. M.I.T. Press Cambridge Published In Pages: 569-588
By Kalin, Rudolph, Davis, William N., McClelland, David C.


The thematic tag "domestic-man" will be correlated with drinking, that is,"in heavy drinking societies males in folktales are frequently seen in domestic contexts . . . [they] have a basic feminine identity" (583)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
CorrelationSupportedp<.05r= .33Two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
DrinkingDependentAlcoholic Beverages
Males In Some Domestic Roles In FolktalesIndependentLiterary Texts, Gender Status, Texts