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Brief stories ususally with animal characters, that teach a lesson
Fable
A story with no known author passed down from generation to generation by word of mouth
folk tale
A story that usually explains something about the world and involves gods and other superhuman beings
Myth
A story about the past that may or may not be based on fact
Legend
A way of speaking characteristic of a particular region or group of people
Dialect
English with respect to spelling, grammar,pronunciation, and vocabulary is uniform and widely recognized as acceptable.
Standard English
A journey in search of something of great value.
Quest
A powerful person with unusual gifts who undertakes superhuman tasks, sometimes with the help of the gods
Mythic Hero
A magical change of something or someone from one shape or form to another
Metamorphosis
English not conforming in pronunciation, grammatical construction, idiom, or word choice to the usage generally characteristic of educated native speakers (not following the rules)
Non-Standard English
Arachne
Myth
The Tiger Who Would Be King
Name of one Fable
He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit
Folk Tale with dialect
The Three Wishes
Folk Tale with magic number
lair
cave or den
cordial
friendly
embraced
clasped in arms
covetousness
envy
oral tradition
The genre of literature that includes stories, fables, folktales, legends and myths that were passed down from generation to generation by word of mouth.