Types Of Traditional Literature

Myths
stories that explain the origin of world and the phenomena of nature

Epic
long stories of human adventures and heroism

Legends
based on either real or supposedly real individuals and their marvelous deed

Tall Tales
highly exaggerated accounts of the exploits of person

Folktales
that grewof the lives and imagination of the people

Fables
incorporayes characters-typically animals

Religous Stories
religous writtings

Myths
creation stories

Tall tales
subcategory of legends

Parables
stories of the latter sort

Castle and Cottage tales
class conscious tales

Traditional Literature
refer to the entire body of stories passed down from ancient times

Retold Tale
refers to version tale that is modernize

Variant
used in reference to folktales

Variant
story that shares fundamental elements of plot and character w/other stories

Cumulative
tale uses repetition,accumulation and rhythm

Humorous
tale revolves around a characters incredibly stupid and funny mistakes

Beast
tales featuring talking animals

Magic
alson known as wonder tales or fairytales

Pourquoi
tales phenomena of nature

Realistic
those whose character,plot and setting are conceivably occured

Fables
the moral is stated at the end

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