Folk Literature Faves

By Talia Miller

Types of folk literature

Fables- brief stories with animal characters that have a stated moral at the end

Folk Tales- a story with real or magical characters that reflects the culture where created

Epics- long narrative poems important to a nation that tell of a larger than life hero

Myths- tales that relate the actions of gods, goddesses and heroes

Tall Tales- focus on a central hero who performs impossible feats

Legends- stories based on real-life events and become larger than life as they are told and retold (fact changes to fiction)

The Fox and the Rabbit...

Fox and rabbit are the best of friends. See what happens and how there thoughts change. Read The Fox and the Rabbit. It's a touching story telling how you should treat others the way you want to be treated.

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The Parable of the Rich Fool

Lesson - Be rich in God not in worldly things

Greek Myth - Hercules

Hercules was known for being the son of Zeus and having to accomplish 12 labours
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Confucianism and Taoism

  1. confucianism and Taoism are both ancient Chinese ways to live.
  2. Confucianism believes you should set good examples for others.
  3. Taoism is living in harmony and peace.