Folk tale - it's story elements, and quality characteristics

Traditional folk tales were the oral tradition of adults. Stories about peoples' lives and imaginations as they struggled with their fears and anxieties by telling tales. Probably helped them to better be able to struggle with them in real life. While many of these tales weren't told specifically for children it is almost certain that they too would listen and enjoy as well as develop respect for certain elements described in the stories.

Characters, plot, setting, theme, events, real life all ages problems based on real life events, setting is every time.

Quality characteristics by story elements







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