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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folklore_of_the_United_States

Folklore consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, ... Arts and literature ... Native American cultures are rich in myths and legends that explain natural phenomena and the relationship between humans and the spirit .... The tall tale is a fundamental element of American folk literature.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folklore

Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; .... aligned the fledgling discipline of folkloristics with literature and mythology. ... as custom, belief, technical skill, language, literature, art, architecture, music, ...

www.folklore.ee/folklore/vol15/myth.htm

In admitting this, we can now move on to look at myth in art. .... These same shifts have occurred in pop culture and literature, but the significance lies elsewhere ...

www.britannica.com/art/folk-tale

Myths, legends, and folktales lie at the beginning of literature, and their plots, situations, and allegorical (metaphorical narrative) judgments of life represent a ...

www.britannica.com/art/legend-literature

Legends resemble folktales in content; they may include supernatural beings, ... through literary treatment, many other European towns have a similar legend of a ... They have inspired artists, dramatists, clerics, and others to contemplate the ...

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Mythology & Folklore on the Academic Oxford University Press website. ... Close. Arts & Humanities .... An Anthology of Children's Literature to 1850.

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“Myth” is derived from the Greek word mythos, which can mean tale, or story, and ... “myth,” i.e., “true myth” or “myth proper,” and “saga” or “legend,” and “folktale. ..... It may be that a sensitive study of the subsequent art, literature, drama, music,  ...

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Folklore is oral history that is preserved by the people of the culture, consisting ... These traditions usually include music, stories, history, legends, and myths. ..... Types, Devices & Elements · 6th Grade Language Arts: Understanding Literature  ...

www.storyarts.org/links/folktale/index.html

Sites with Folktale or Mythology Text ... Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts ... legend. Indigenous People's Literature: An amazing site for all things Native.