• About Rabha Tribe of Assam
    mythology, folk songs, ballads, proverbs, etc. This community has rich oral literature, which passes from generation to generation. The Rabha oral literature can be classified into three major groups- namely (1). Folk songs, (2). Proverbs, riddles, sayings and charms, and (3). Folk-tales. Folk Songs: ...
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  • A History of Guyana and Its Culture
    its culture has a similarity with the northern islands and many other places. Their culture reflects the influence of African, Indian, Amerindian, Chinese, British, Dutch, Portuguese, Caribbean, and American culture. It may be more accurate to speak of African, Indian, and Amerindian Guyanese cultures...
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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. He...
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  • Trinidad: Macmillan Caribbean Publishers
    Age Range 5- 7 years Johnson, J. (2005). Ibis stew? Oh, no! Trinidad: Macmillan Caribbean Publishers This is the story of the evil pirate Captain Bad who sets sail on the Caribbean Sea to hunt down the Scarlet Ibis to make into a stew. However his plans are interrupted when he meets up with Omo...
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  • History Notes
    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, and the Middle East’s folk tale: Mushkil...
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  • Mulan
    Disney Ideals as Seen in Mulan Fairy tales have been a long tradition in almost all cultures, starting as oral traditions to and gradually evolving into written texts intended for future generations to enjoy. Today, a common medium for relaying these ancient stories is through animation. The Walt Disney...
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  • Lalalala
    until 1963 and in Malaysia thereafter. Malaysian literature is typically written in any of the country's three main languages: Malay, English and Chinese. It portrays various aspects of Malaysian life and comprises an important part of the culture of Malaysia. The earliest works of Malaysian literature...
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  • Chinese and Japanese Similar Fiction Stories
    Chinese and Japanese Similar Fiction Stories Depending on a person's taste, fiction stories are quite interesting to read. They are filled with such imagination and creative people, objects, and settings. In most cultures, an author of a fiction story will reflect things about their own society....
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  • The Soul of the Great Bell
    recordings of ghost stories. These ghost story recordings have become 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...
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  • Chidren's Literature
    literature) consists of the stories (including in books) and poems which are enjoyed by or targeted primarily at children. Modern children's literature is classified in different ways, including by genre or the intended age of the reader. Children's literature has its roots in the stories and songs that adults...
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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, even...
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  • bsbsbs
    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 this particular time, his innocence, wonder, mischief and growing pains. He is a student at Albert Mission School, a school...
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  • R.K.Narayan and Swami and Friends
    bravely in the class. Swami is proud to have his friendship. RAJAM, the son of police superintendent, is the new student in the First A. He is the only boy in the class to be neatly dressed, speaks every good English like a “European” and equally good in his studies. Swami likes to spend his time with...
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  • Afro-Asian Term Paper
    Republic of the Philippines Mindanao State University-GSC College of Social Sciences and Humanities The Cultural Strains of INDIAN LITERATURE (Short Stories) A Term Paper Presented to Prof. Lourdes C. Manzano In partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements in English 175 Afro-Asian Literature Kimbeerlyn B...
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  • Genre in Childern Literature
    children than simple stories and nursery rhymes. All elements of literature are included in each of the major genres of fiction, but within each type one element may be more significant than another. There may be several sub-genres within each genre. A. Realism Realism means that a story is possible, although...
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  • mao mao in america
    Cunxin. It tells his gripping tale of growing up in a poor family of six boys. At age eleven Li Cunxin was plucked from school by visiting officials to attend ballet school in Beijing; far away from his close knit family. Mao’s Last Dancer not only tells the true story of a boy growing up and leaving home...
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  • An Evaluation of the Impact of Grameen Phone on Socio-Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh
    Bangladesh may be divided into three categories, namely, the classical, folk and the modern. Bangladesh has a rich tradition of folk songs, with lyrics rooted into vibrant tradition and spirituality, mysticism and devotion. Such folk songs also revolve round several other themes, including love themes....
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  • Stories of the Mid-Autumn Festival
    ------------------------------------------------- Stories of the Mid-Autumn Festival [edit]Houyi and Chang'e Main articles: Houyi and Chang'e Celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival is strongly associated with the legend of Houyi, his student Feng Meng, and Chang'e, the Moon Goddess ofImmortality...
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  • Chi Chi
    Chinese MYTHOLOGY A TO Z Jeremy Roberts Chinese Mythology A to Z Copyright © 2004 by Jim DeFelice All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage or...
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  • The Story of the Dress That Sang
    States he has evolved into Aunt Nancy. He is a spider, but often acts and appears as a man. The story of Anansi is akin to the Coyote or Raven trickster found in many Native American cultures. The Anansi tales are believed to have originated in the Ashanti tribe in Ghana. (The word Anansi is Akan and means...
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