24 Dec '12, 7pm

Top 5 Christmas Stories and Why We Love Them: Christmas is right around the corner and, whether you celebrate it...

Top 5 Christmas Stories and Why We Love Them: Christmas is right around the corner and, whether you celebrate it...

Christmas is right around the corner and, whether you celebrate it or not, you’re probably being inundated with advertisements, movie marathons, and television shows that portray Christmas at its best. We are shown a constant stream of narratives about people returning home, scrooges transforming into Santa Claus, and families sitting near the fireplace. These Christmas narratives date back to the Victorian era, and are meant to do one thing: make us feel nostalgic. Emily Kingery, a PhD candidate at Northern Illinois University, is writing her dissertation on the popularity of Christmas narratives. In her research, she has devised a way to tell what Christmas stories are the most popular based on one simple criteria — how often they are anthologized. In short, she has taken a look at more than 100 Christmas anthologies and counted how many times certain stories show up, an...

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