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  • 1.
    • Traditional Literature
    Norton’s “Through the Eyes of a Child” Professor K.C. Boyd, 2011 6.2
  • 2.
    • Takes readers to times before recorded history and to all parts of the world
    • Helps readers understand the world and the universality of the human struggle
    • Allows readers to speculate about their beginnings and to explore heroes from the past
    • Is both universal and ancient
    • Emerged from oral storytelling
    • Takes on traits from the culture of the country of its origin
    • Is enjoyable
    Norton’s “Through the Eyes of a Child” Professor K.C. Boyd, 2011 6.2
  • 3.
    • Folktales
      • Cumulative tales
      • Humorous tales
      • Beast tales
      • Magic and wonder tales
      • Pourquoi tales
      • Realistic tales
    • Fables
    • Myths
    • Legends
    Norton’s “Through the Eyes of a Child” Professor K.C. Boyd, 2011 6.3
  • 4. Norton’s “Through the Eyes of a Child” Professor K.C. Boyd, 2011
  • 5.
    • One can overcome social inequality to attain a better way of life
    • One can overcome horrible adversaries with cunning and bravery
    • Good overcomes evil
    • Justice triumphs
    • Unselfish love conquers
    • Intelligence wins out over physical strength
    • Kindness, diligence, and hard work bring rewards
    Norton’s “Through the Eyes of a Child” Professor K.C. Boyd, 2011 6.4
  • 6.
    • Supernatural adversaries
    • Supernatural helpers
    • Extraordinary animals
    • Deceitful or ferocious beasts
    • Magic objects, powers, and transformations
    Norton’s “Through the Eyes of a Child” Professor K.C. Boyd, 2011 6.5
  • 7.
    • A  tall tale  is a fictional story that stretches the truth. The heroes or sheroes of tall tales are "larger than life.“
    • Paul Bunyan
    • Davey Crockett
    • Calamity Jane
    • Daniel Boone
    • Pecos Bill
    Norton’s “Through the Eyes of a Child” Professor K.C. Boyd, 2011
  • 8.
    • The same stories emerged from many countries and cultures over time
    • Each social class and culture retold the stories in ways that reflected their own culture and environment
    • Over time, the tales became very different from the originals
    6.6 Norton’s “Through the Eyes of a Child” Professor K.C. Boyd, 2011
  • 9.
    • Traditional literature  is a genre that deals specifically with stories that were passed down through oral storytelling from generation to generation
    • Storytelling
    • Using feltboards
    • Comparing folktales from different countries
    • Comparing different versions of the same tale
    • Investigating themes and motifs from tales
    • Investigating folktales from a single country
    • Writing traditional tales
    Norton’s “Through the Eyes of a Child” Professor K.C. Boyd, 2011 6.7