en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_legend

An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend is a form of modern folklore. It usually consists of fictional stories, often presented as true, with ...

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Aug 7, 2018 ... Folklore Resources · Fairy tales · Folklore & Urban Legends. FOLKORE ... Aarne and Thompson indexed folktale motifs separately in their Motif-Index of Folk- Literature." See below ... British Columbia Folklore Society Folklore ...

americanfolklore.net/folklore/myths-legends

Nov 27, 2016 ... A myth is a traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural ... He cut quite a figure in New Amsterdam society, and was happy being ...

americanfolklore.net/folklore/urban-legends

Nov 27, 2016 ... Urban legends contain many folkloric elements and they spread quickly through a community or society. The tales are usually told dramatically, ...

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Sep 24, 2018 ... Whereas fairy tales and urban legends reveal concerns of a society or ... Greek and Latin and biblical literature used to be part of everyone's ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Folklore

Apr 17, 2017 ... 3.1 Legend; 3.2 Myth; 3.3 Folk Song; 3.4 Festival; 3.5 Superstition; 3.6 Fairy Tale; 3.7 Tall Tale; 3.8 Epic Poetry; 3.9 Urban Legend ... and therefore broken into broad categories, or as specific cultural artifacts of a given society.

www.indiana.edu/~afrist/outreach/Beaver/Folktales.htm

Myths, legends, and folktales are all literary forms that reveal the "soul" of any ... are often ancient and come directly from the groups that now make up modern society. Folktales differ from myths and legends because they do not always have a ... we find that all Africans brought a rich and diverse folklore tradition with them  ...

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Choosing_High_Quality_Children%27s_Literature/Traditional_Literature

"Literature serves an important function in our society, for children shape their ... Also known as traditional literature, folk literature is essentially the canon of tales or .... A collection of myths called The Children's Book of Myths and Legends: ...

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Dec 4, 2018 ... Topf find scholarly articles and books about folk literature, use the MLA .... of some better-known myths, and entries on mythological types, motifs, and figures. ... The American Folklore Society is an association of people who ...