• A History of Guyana and Its Culture
    Guyanese artists due to poor public funding. Most artists migrate either to Europe or the United States. Africans celebrate their history of resistance and achievement through Anancy tales, proverbs, songs, and stories. The first major Guyanese novelist was Edgar Mittelholzer, who lived and worked in...
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  • About Rabha Tribe of Assam
    is worshipped as God. (6) Trickstar tales: Tenton is a word or character common in Rabha society. In Rabha folk tales ‘tentons’ or ‘lathuwa’ stands synonym to trickster. Lakhor-tshabra’s (cowherd boy) tale is a good example of such trickster tale. (7) Etiological tales: Tales that deals with...
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  • Trinidad: Macmillan Caribbean Publishers
    independent reading. Teachers can use the story to expose plot and character development as well as creative drama. Comissiong, L. (2005). How Alligators Got Rough Skin. Trinidad: Macmillan Caribbean Publishers In this classic, beautifully illustrated Caribbean folk tale, we hear the mysterious...
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  • The Cricket Boy
    The Cricket Boy (A Chinese Tale) A long time ago, cricket fighting caught on in the imperial court, with the emperor leading the fad. A local magistrate in Huayin, who wanted to win the favor of the monarch, tried in every way to get him the best fighting crickets...
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  • History Notes
    Jacquie Henderson HH9 12 December, 2011 Folk Tales from Different Cultures A folk tale is a story that is usually told orally and is passed on from generation to generation. In my paper I have decided to review Africa’s folk tale: Black Snake and the Eggs, Europe’s folk tale: The Toy-Goose...
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  • Mulan
    -tale world, and a woman's ultimate role and happiness being conditional on men. Mulan continues to promote Disney's idea of Western cultures as being ideal and its sexist views regarding women. The story of the great Chinese female warrior, Hua Mulan, first appeared as a ballad titled "Ode to Mulan...
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  • Lalalala
    comprises an important part of the culture of Malaysia. The earliest works of Malaysian literature were transmitted orally, in the absence of writing scripts. Oral literature encompasses a variety of genres of Malay folklore, such as myths, legends, folk tales, romances, epics, poetry, proverbs, origin...
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  • Afro-Asian Term Paper
    Supernatural Wife) which stories manifest eulogies to ghosts and deities and to meritorious deeds. The Painted Walls By: P’u Sung-ling "The Painted Wall" adapted by Michael Beard is a collection of Up Sung-ling's 7th century Chinese folk and fairy tales adapted into short stories for a young adult...
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  • Inzy Lets Things over Flow Him
    Inzy lets things flow over him This is not just the story of a man who has risen to be one of Pakistan's icons. It is also a more human tale, one of two friends and a friendship that has stood for nearly 20 years, despite the differences caused by distance, status and money. On Thursday evening...
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  • bsbsbs
    almost become a real place in India today, due to the wide recognition and popularity of Narayan's many novels. His novels are known for their 'deftly etched characters, his uniquely stylized language and his wry sense of humor'.Swami and Friends is the story of a 10-year-old boy, growing up during...
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  • Chinese and Japanese Similar Fiction Stories
    literature. "The Li's Youngest Daughter", a short story from this Era is very similar to a Japanese folk tale called "Issunboshi (One Inch Boy)". Both the Japanese and Chinese stories share a similar theme and moral, as well as reflect the similarities between the two societies and cultures. The story...
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  • Chidren's Literature
    traditional stories told for the instruction and entertainment of adults and children. The earliest written folk-type tales include the Panchatantra from India, composed about 200 AD, it may be "the world's oldest collection of stories for children",though other sources believe it was intended for adults...
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  • Genre in Childern Literature
    action may involve journey and quests, like the Chinese folks epic “Journey to the West” the tale about the monkey magic and his master, ordinary monk who has been chosen for quest to the west. Another similar story also exist in Japan, although the only different was just the name of characters. The...
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  • Stories of the Mid-Autumn Festival
    ]Overthrow of Mongol rule According to a widespread folk tale (not necessarily supported by historical records), the Mid-Autumn Festival commemorates an uprising in Chinaagainst the Mongol rulers of the Yuan Dynasty (1280–1368) in the 14th century.[6] As group gatherings were banned, it was...
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  • mao mao in america
    following and explain the moral of each story. • The Frog in the Well (p43) • The Emperor and the Cricket (p54) • The Millet Dream (p164) • The Archer (p182) How did these fables apply to Li’s life? Chinese Customs/Superstitions There are many Chinese customs peppered throughout the novel...
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  • The Soul of the Great Bell
    such a canonical part of the representation of Japanese folk culture that when Masaki Kobayashi directed his visually-stunning ghost story anthology in 1965, he named it Kwaidan after Hearn’s collection of ghost stories, rather than Kaidan, the more phonetic rendering of the word for ghost story...
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  • The Story of the Dress That Sang
    .[17] Thus, the tale of Br'er Rabbit and the Tar Baby represents a coming together of two separate folk traditions, American and African, which coincidentally shared a common theme. Most of the other Br'er Rabbit stories originated with Cherokee or Algonqin myths.[18] In the USA today, the stories...
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  • Ms
    differing results. In Yang's National Book Award nominee American Born Chinese, pride of identity is the theme at the core of each of the three storylines. Though the story of Jin Wang focuses on the struggle to assimilate in a mostly white town, his tale is interweaved with two others, the...
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  • ASIAN ART OF RHINOCEROS
    come into being. Except for traditional motifs of landscapes, birds and flowers, scholarly themes such as auspicious subjects, legends or tales, and the story of anecdotes from literature or history were favored by designers. O2: Rhinoceros Horn Cup with Dragons in Clouds The cup is a reprehensive...
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  • An Evaluation of the Impact of Grameen Phone on Socio-Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh
    clothing Social Culture in Bangladesh  Music, Dance, Drama and Film  Festivals and Celebrations:  Weddings  Sports:  Religion in Bangladesh Music, Dance, Drama and Film: Music and dance style of Bangladesh may be divided into three categories, namely, the classical, folk and...
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