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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.

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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, ...

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Jun 25, 2018 ... Fairy tales, myths, legends, and folklore may seem the same, but they are ... Myth criticism is used to analyze these threads in literature.

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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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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 ...

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Legend: Legend,, traditional story or group of stories told about a particular person or place. Formerly the term legend meant a tale about a saint. Legends ...

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

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May 2, 2018 ... In this month's installment of our continuing exploration of literary ... Folklore can include art, songs, dances, sayings, myths, legends, tales, ...

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When Africans tell a tale, whether it be a myth, legend, or folktale, they do not ... It is only in this century that the folktales, or the oral literature of Africa, have ...