Flashcards in Fairy Tales Deck (25):
it includes all forms of cultural learning passed on by word of mouth or personal example in any group -
includes all the traditional forms of expression that circulate w/o the aid of books
why is it difficult to define a genre that is originally oral?
because they circulated orally at the start, there are no exact & established versions, no identiable authors of titles
what is a tale type -
term to describe a basic story that is told in diff. ways in oral tradition
How is a tale type defined?
a plot outline used to define a discrete tale type
Why are fairy tales popular?
speak to human heart
Will we ever be able to tell where fairy tales came from?
most likely evolved from a protypical form into their recognizeable form over 100 years
They could be the product of a single creative act by a storyteller, which was repeated by others
Who first classified fairy tales by type ?
When did they classify fairy tales -
in the early 19th century
who wrote the types of the Folktale -
what are the 3 types of the folk narrative -
What does it mean to take a comparative approach to defining fairy tales
allows us to differentiate folk fairy tales that are the original ones & which ones are duplicates from the traditinal favorites
what are the 5 essential qualitites of fairy tales ?
depict magical events as valid
incorporation of fantasy = import.
confronting/resolving a prob.
audience encouraged to identify w/ protagonist
Conclusion of the LRH "The story of Grandmother?"
she lies, and escapes from the wolf
Conclusion of the LRH "Perrault" -
wolf ate both granny AND the girl
Conclusion of the LRH "Brothers Grimm" -
wolf ate little red cap
Conclusion of the LRH "James Thurber" -
grandma AND the wolf died
Conclusion of the LRH "Italo Calvino" -
Gate & river help girl escape
Conclusion of the LRH "Roald Dahl" -
Little girl shoots wolf, makes fur coat
what does the symbol of the wolf stand for -
man, "predator", charming
what does the symbol of rhe path stand for
what does red symblize -
what does flowers symbolize -
what does "eat" stand for -