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Myth
A traditional narritive supernatural or imaginary persons and emboding popular ideas on natural or social phenomea.
Folk Tales
A popular or traditional story
Fables
A story, especially a supernatural one not based on fact
Legends
A story comming from the past
Tall Tale
A lie
Forshadowing
to represent, indicate, or typify beforehand
Similie
A word or phrase using the words "like" or "as"
Personification
A person or thing viewed us tricking example
Suspence
State of an anxious uncertaintiy or expectation
Dialect
A form of speech to a particular region
Metaphor
Application of a name of descripted term or phrase to an object
Figurative Language
Metaphoric, not literal
Hyperbole
An exergated statementnot meant to be taken literally
Folklore
All traditions,customs, and stories that are passed on by word of mouth in a culture
Oral Tradition
Spoken; nor written
Ballad
A poem of song narrating a popular story
Protagonist
An advance indication or omen
The principal character in a literary work
Antagonist
An opponet or advistery
One that contends with or opposes another
Urban Legend
A realistic story that has said to have happened recently (often have a supernatural element)
Trickster Tale
A story that usually pokes fun at human weakness--a smart person or animal outwits or takes advantage of a fool