Studied with psychoanalysis. Neither were born in Folklore Ruth Bendict and _____ Jacobs are the ones who brought it to folklore. Malinowski- Psychoanalytic. Brown- Structural. Bascom- 4 functions of folklore, Validation, Escape, Education, Maintenance of Society.
Critques- not everything is functional. assumes stable society. is ahistorical and does't allow for change.