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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...
http://classiclit.about.com/cs/10th14thcentury/a/aa_definemyth.htm
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.
http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bltiger.htm
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  ...
http://japanese.about.com/od/folktales/
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 ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/grecoromanmyth1/a/mythslegends.htm
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 ...
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/pockettales/a/close_to_home.htm
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 ...
http://childrensbooks.about.com/od/fairytales/
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 ...
http://japanese.about.com/od/namikosbloglessons/a/Japanese-Folk-Tales-Nihon-Mukashi-Banashi.htm
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  ...
http://childrensbooks.about.com/od/fairytales/tp/irishtales.htm
Scary Halloween Stories: Creepy Ghost Stories ... - American Folklore
Ghosts and ghoulies and the devil come out to play in this collection of the scariest stories published on American Folklore. Great for Halloween!
http://glclk.about.com/?zi=15/7uCk
Pocket Tales : Myths & Legends la Carte
... of human culture in this series of wry essays unearthing universal pathos, humor and abiding wisdom in folktales, myths and legends from all parts of the world.
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/pockettales/
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