Fairy Tale Structure
Vladimir Propp, Morphology of the Folktale, Campbell, M. (2013). Malcolmsroundtable.com
• Hero leaves home.
• Hero told NOT to do something/go
somewhere & does.
• Hero meets the villain.
• Villain tries to get a “treasure”.
• Villain fools the hero who helps the
• Villain harms someone & their
• Hero discovers misfortune & helps.
• Counteraction decided upon.