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Essays on Folklore

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Analysis Literary of the Elves and the Shoemaker

Fairy Tale





Words: 345 (2 pages)

The Elves and the Shoemaker Fairy Tales: are about fanciful characters with extraordinary power such as elves gnomes, trolls, globins, monsters, dragons, fairies, elves and animal talking. Author: Jacob Ludwig and Wilhelm Carl Grimm, from Germany Examples of Most famous Fairy Tales of Brother Grimm (Rumpelstiltskin”, “Snow White”, “Rapunzel”, “Cinderella”, “Hansel and Gretel”, and “The…

Reverse Euhemerization

Cultural Anthropology





Words: 1166 (5 pages)

Reverse Euhemerization Euhemerization is a process that human being figuratively changes into a god with time while reverse euhemerization according to Chinese scholars, is a procedure through which a mythological creature or god changes to a historical figure, believed to have existed before. Reverse euhemerization happens to people occupied with history than mythology. Euhemerization is…

Long summary of Universality of the Folklore

Cultural Anthropology

Fairy Tale




Words: 574 (3 pages)

            The essay “Universality of the Folklore” is an excerpt from Stith Thompson’s book, The Folktale, a text which tackles the subject of folk tales around the world, their importance to societies and the various types of tales that exist. Thompson is America’s foremost scholar in folklore, having devoted most of his professional life in…

Various portrayals of Chunhyang


Cultural Assimilation


Gender Role



Words: 857 (4 pages)

“Various portrayals of Chunhyang” The Chunhyang tale, based on a Korean love folktale in the early 18th century, similar to “Romeo and Juliet”, is portrayed in various versions, a pansori, film, a novel, and a manga. Chunhyang, the beautiful, sharp-witted, talented daughter of a courtesan shows strong resistance to authoritarian powers and represents a female…

This Land Is Your Land, Woody Guthrie

Folk Music





Words: 1121 (5 pages)

The poem “This Land is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie is originally a seven stanza poem that is often cut short in the recorded versions known to many. The poem’s main element is imagery of America’s landmarks to exorcise an emotion out of the reader. The first four stanzas have a much more celebratory tone…

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