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Defining Terms: Myth, folklore, legend, etc. - Classic Literature
Fairy tales, myths, legends, and folklore are terms that may seem to mean the same thing, but they have profoundly different meanings. Read more about it...
A Tiger, a Worm, a Snail - Vietnamese Folktales - Urban Legends
The various peoples of Vietnam value faithfulness, virtue and intelligence, and this is reflected in the folktales of the land.
Myths, Legends, and Folk Tales Differences - Ancient/Classical History
If we wish to be more careful, however, we can differentiate between the two types of story, and between them and folktales and fairy tales, although a story may ...
Folk Tales - Japanese Language - About.com
Japanese folk tales give glimpes of the morals, values, and lifestyle of Japan. This page provides links for folklore, fairy tales, ghost stories, myths, legends and  ...
Fairy Tales and Folktales for Children - Children's Books - About.com
From scholarly research to online versions of fairy tales, including Cinderella and Grimm's Fairy Tales, as well as book reviews of fairy tales and folktales, there's ...
So Close to Home - Two Folktales of Papua New Guinea
I recognize home in the folktales of distant lands. I see familiars in the antics of foreign characters. This is not to say that the strange and peculiar in the tales from ...
Japanese Folk Tales – Mukashi Banashi - Japanese Language
Japanese folk tales are called, "mukashi banashi". They begin with a set phrase like, "Once upon a time (Mukashi Mukashi aru tokoro ni …)". The characters of a ...
Irish Folktales and Fairy Tales for St. Patrick's Day - Children's Books
Here are recommended children's books of Irish folktales and fairy tales, kids' books for St. Patrick's Day or any day you are looking for children's books of tales  ...
The Definition of a Folktale - Urban Legends - About.com
There are many Native American folktales concerning a legendary character known as "the Trickster," a teacher and beguiler of human beings who usually ...
Scary Halloween Stories: Creepy Ghost Stories ... - American Folklore
Read Halloween stories about ghosts, witches, monsters and Bloody Mary! ... Scary ghost stories are retold from American Folklore by S.E. Schlosser, author of  ...
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