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folktales
fiction stories that have been told for generations
fairy tales
folktales that often include royal characters, magic, and good winning over evil
fables
folktales that have a moral; usually have animal characters that teach a lesson
moral
a lesson taught in a fable
legends
folktales about peple or events from history; often told as ghost stories
tall tales
folktales full of exaggeration; tales that are too big to believe
realistic fiction
a make believe story that could have happened
historical fiction
a make believe story that could have happened a long time ago, setting is a true part of history
poem
a ocmposition in verse
poetry
writing that often has rhythm and rhyme
poet
the writer of a poem
rhythm
the "beat" of a poem, the pattern of loud and soft syllables in a line of poetry
rhyme
when the last word of two lines in a poem sound alike
mood
the feeling you get from a poem; sometimes silly or fun, other times serious or sad
stanza
part of a poem, usually several line separated from teh rest of the poem by a space
verse
part of a poem, usually several line separated from the rest of the poem by a space
repetition
the act of repeating something said or done