Handbook of Folklore

Charlotte Sophia Burne

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Upon suddenly turning round, it was declared that each girl would see a vision of the man who would be her husband. When the spirits left, they took the couple and their children with them into Mt. For example, the urban legend about the Flashing Headlights cautions women who are getting in to their cars alone at night. They all provide lessons about good and bad behavior. When the ice melted, it rapidly flooded all the earth.

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Demonology and Popular Superstitions of Gujarat

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For six days he embarked animals upon the new island; then the land was large enough for he himself to go ashore. [ Gaster, p. 118] A rich youth and his four nephews sailed far across the sea to seek the hand of a fair damsel who lived there. Sam summons the crossroads demon who holds the contract on Dean's soul. The sub-group invites FLS members and supporters to submit their suggestions and proposals, using this template. At the proper time he would throw the spear, aiming for the center of the ring.

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Zenobia and Other Poems

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John Bauer’s magnificent illustrations make this collection extremely appealing. All of a sudden there was a knock on the door,and the old King hobbled to answer it. The Lad and the Fox (Sweden, Gabriel Djurklou). Although the Brothers Grimm used a more-or-less uniform storytelling style in their versions of the stories, they retained some of the original storytelling style, sometimes including the distinctive final words that a storyteller would use to indicate that the story was over: for example, "My tale is done, there runs a mouse, whosoever catches it, may make himself a big fur cap out of it" (at the end of Hansel and Grethel ).

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Memoir of Martha Thompson Sharp

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The people who beheld the sad scene secured the mangled corpse and buried it with respect in the kupapau of Manele. [186] On the leeward side of the island of Molokai, a little to the east of Kaluaaha lies the beautiful valley of Mapulehu, at the mouth of which is located the heiau, or temple, of Iliiliopae, which was erected by direction of Ku-pa, the Moi, to look directly out upon the harbor of Ai-Kanaka, now known as Pukoo. Later realistic art training was abandoned in most schools and things like splattering paint in fits of rage were deemed more than enough.

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Family of Earth and Sky: Indigenous Tales of Nature from

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Indeed, though they altered the religious significance of the mythologies, the religious clerics of the Dark Ages and Medieval Period transformed much of Ireland's ancient oral history into texts such as the Annals of the Four Masters and the Book of Leinster, which are found at Trinity College. Indigenous perspectives on the Sun and Moon. They whirl it aloft, they shake, they swing, they strike their palms, they thump the mat; and now with supple joints they twirl their loins, and with heave and twist, and with swing and song, the savage dance goes on.

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Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship

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A few people escaped to the tops of high mountains, but more were saved in their canoes. Fairy tales involving magical, fantastic or wonderful episodes, characters, events, or symbols. As it came down, he turned his stony side toward it, and the collision made his side rattle. Throughout history there have been interesting similarities in the wedding traditions all around the world, but there are also some differences in the way they get married and celebrate such event.

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Legends of Charlemagne: Or Romance of the Middle Ages

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Diana was a Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth, often identified with the Greek goddess Artemis. Folktales of type 440 about slimy suitors. Each poster details the contributions of the featured culture to the field of mathematics--learn how China helped develop the Base Ten System, the role Africa played in developing a system of measurement, and more. 16 posters. In some versions of the myth, Zeus also put Arcas into the sky as Ursa Minor, or the little dipper.

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Etruscan Roman Remains

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As legend holds, Leprechauns love to collect gold, which they store in a pot and hide at the end of a rainbow. There are "trickster stories", about the different trickster figures of the tribes (Saynday for the Kiowa; Coyote for the Navajo (Dine'); and so on, who were both helpful and dangerous figures in the belief. All variations of a folktale (or even a folk song) have equal validity - as long as you trust the storyteller to be competent.

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Music of the Warao of Venezuela: Song People of the Rain

Dale A. Olsen

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This angered them, and they plotted to kill Kakumodan. And while such birds as swallows and storks are welcomed as signs of spring or childbirth, a gathering of crows is sometimes called a "murder," stemming from yet another myth that says crows will sit in judgment of their own and then kill them. Within the show, fairy tales do not automatically possess the status of "real" folklore, but must be shown to be both "scary" and "sexy"—as the show's UK tagline promises—to be worthy of the brothers' attention. [5.10] The fact that Callie is depicted as a child, while reinforcing the problematic gendering of fairy tales as the narratives of choice for a young woman stuck in childhood, enables Supernatural to call attention to the juxtaposition of innocence and horror.

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The False Faces of the Iroquois (Civilization of the

William N. Fenton

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As you might guess, Mything Links provides an annotated list of online references. The dove, the swan, and the sparrow were her birds. When morning came, the earth trembled, and a great green wall of water roared down the valley and destroyed everything in it. Arthur in Avalon by Sir Edward Burne Jones (1881-1898). Arceus thereafter went into the Hall of Origin high above the Spear Pillar, to wait for the Azure Flute to be played. Aiai stayed there a few days and then returned to Hana and lived at his birthplace quite a length of time till he was a man grown.

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