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This poster presents a transcript poem created with murder tales in oral history recordings. Leveraging the creative arts of storytelling, transcript poetry and visual orality, the poster brings light and music to Appalachian storyteller voices in tales of shady murders.

The handout presents the poem with visual orality methods juxtaposed beside Standard English orthographic transcription, enabling a visual comparison, a link a video with graphic text and the original voice recordings, and brief readings about concepts and methods.

text.pdf (5484 kB)
Transcript poem in graphic format

CHANGE MY MIND.pdf (10122 kB)
Conclusions from the project

ASA 2020 Poetry Handout.pdf (544 kB)
Poem, two transcriptions, methods, readings, results

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