Definition of Folktales

1. Noun. (plural of folktale) ¹



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Definition of Folktales

1. folktale [n] - See also: folktale

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Folktales

folksiness
folksinesses
folksinger
folksingers
folksinging
folksingings
folksong
folksongs
folksonomies
folksonomy
folkster
folksters
folkstyle
folksy
folktale
folktales (current term)
folktronica
folkway
folkways
folkweave
folky
foller
follered
follering
follers
folles
follian process
folliberin
follically
follically challenged

Literary usage of Folktales

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1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain), Parish Register Society (Great Britain) (1900)
"folktales FROM THE Collected by WR PATON, Ph.D. (Continued from vol. xi., p. 119.) VIII. The Bad Bishop. (Told me in the convent of ..."

2. Making Sense: Small-Group Comprehension Lessons for English Language Learners by Juli Kendall, Outey Khuon (2005)
"Realistic fiction, informational and nonfiction texts, poetry, and folktales and fables provide a wide variety from which to choose. ..."

3. Teaching for Deep Comprehension: A Reading Workshop Approach by Linda J. Dorn, Carla Soffos (2005)
"In folktales, time and events pass quickly. The setting of the folktale ... Characters in folktales are symbolic, usually completely good or evil. ..."

4. Balancing Reading & Language Learning: A Resource for Teaching English by Mary Cappellini (2005)
"folktales are also an important genre in literature and wonderful to share ... Many children can relate to the folktales because they have heard similar ..."

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