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Fairy tale - Wikipedia

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A fairy tale is a type of short story that typically features folkloric fantasy characters, such as ..... has concluded that fairy tales never had a fixed form, and regardless of literary influence,...

What is the purpose of fairy tales? | bkmarcus.com

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Jul 25, 2009 ...Fairy tales? Is he kidding? Why, those things are positively frightening. Children see enough violence on television — they don't need kids ...

"Grimm's Fairy Tales" What are fairy tales for? What purpose do they ...

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The purpose of fairy tales (and that of Folk Lore) was to pass along 'cautionary tales' or 'history' or 'moral tales' - before the Grimm Brothers put pen to paper ...

A Study of Fairy Tales: Introduction - Sacred Texts

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A Study of Fairy Tales, by Laura F. Kready, at sacred-texts.com. ... While the fairy tales have no immediate purpose other than to amuse, they leave a substantial ...

FAIRY TALES

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Fairy tales, also known as wonder tales or märchen (from the German), are a ... of tale (records ONE version), extracts from context, imbues with writer's purpose.

The Cultural Evolution of Storytelling and Fairy Tales - Princeton ...

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of purpose that stories both propose and foreclose. — Arthur Frank ... Fairy tales are rooted in oral traditions and, as I mentioned above, were never given titles ...

What's the Point of Fairy Tales? - Marcy Kennedy

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May 11, 2012 ... Tales of Beedle the Bard fairy tales from Harry Potter Last weekend I .... Do you think I'm wrong about the purpose of a fairy tale? If you've read ...

5 Reasons why fairy tales are good for children | Scottish Book Trust

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Jun 5, 2014 ... "If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." Albert ...

Why Fairy Tales Are Important to Childhood - Imagination Soup

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Feb 22, 2012 ... Not everyone believes in the importance of fairy tales for kids. ... 8 Reasons Why Fairy Tales Are Essential to Childhood ..... The juxtaposition of opposite characters is not for the purpose of stressing right behavior, as would be ...

BBC - Culture - Where do fairy tales come from?

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Sep 30, 2014 ... Imagine the history of fairy tales as a map: unfurl this imaginary terrain in your mind's eye, and you will first see two prominent landmarks, ...