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  • Feminist Theory in Chinese Ghost Stories and Fox Tales

    Feminist Approach to Chinese Ghost Stories While the role of women in China has changed drastically, the history of Chinese women's studies is clearly based in repression and servitude. Today the women of communist China have gained equality but this liberation has slowly evolved from a history...

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  • Folk Tale

    Wait Next to the Tree for the Rabbit Long ago, there was a lazy rice farmer. One day after he had worked for a little while in the hot sun, he went to take a break underneath a shade tree not far from his rice paddies. While he was leaning against the tree trunk, closing his eyes to rest, suddenly...

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  • The Cricket Boy

    November 30, 1996 Diablo IPX Multiplayer Copyright (c) 1996 BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, All rights reserved For news and updates visit http://www.blizzard.com Diablo and Battle.net are trademarks and Blizzard Entertainment is a trademark of Davidson and Associates, Inc. Contents 1. Playing...

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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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  • The Cricket Boy

    Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is a form of augmentative and alternative communication. It is typically used as an aid in communication for children with autism and other special needs. The system has been used with a variety of ages including preschoolers, adolescents and adults who have...

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  • Folk Tale

    Folk tale How the First Head Was Taken Igorot One day the Moon, who was a woman named Kabigat, sat out in the yard making a large copper pot. The copper was still soft and pliable like clay, and the woman squatted on the ground with the heavy pot against her knees while she patted and shaped it. ...

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  • The Cricket Boy

    “The Story of the Two Brothers” Once, there were two brothers. Anpu was the elder and Bata was the younger. When their parents died, Anpu was already married and had a house of his own, so he took his little brother to live with him and treated him like a son. When the lil' bro grew into a young man...

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  • Folk Tales

    where a kid did your parents ever tell you stories about your culture or about your family’s values? Chances are they where telling you a folk tale. Folk tales are stories passed down usually by word of mouth but often they are written down. Folk tales teach a valuable life lesson while entertaining...

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  • Folk Tale

    Folk Tale Draft 3-29-10 English 101 Song Early every morning, a shepherd took his flock of sheep out in the fields to graze. He would sit by watching - as the sheep lazily munched on fresh grass. After they had eaten, he would round them up and walk back home. Sometimes while watching his flock...

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  • Folk Tale

    FOLKTALE Once upon a time there lived a poor man who was convinced that one day he would find the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Every morning he would wake up and count all of his sheep to make sure that none had gone astray. Then he would lie in the soft grass, drink from the cold stream...

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  • Folk Tale

    around good ole New Yawk, evendoe his parents, Shela and Samson, always told him not to. He was one big ole trouble maker and too much to handle! His folk always tell em “David don’t do dis, David gid out dat.” But he aint lisen. He don”t listen to nobody chile! He just go on bout his buniess thinking...

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  • Folk Tale

    worse, he had not attended a single day of school. The young man was always faced with comments such as, “poor boy” and “what kind of parents would leave their son like this?” This hurt the young boy deeply because of the fact that his parents had died when he was at the age of 10 from a car accident. His...

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  • A Cricket Boy

    The Cricket Boy (A Chinese Tale) A long time ago, cricket fighting caught on inthe imperial court, withthe emperor leading the fad. A local magistrate in Huayin, who wanted to winthe favor of the monarch, tried in every way to gethim the best fightingcrickets. He had a strategy for doing so: He managed...

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  • The Cricket Boy

    http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312380/machine.htm Baler * This is pulled by the tractor and used to make bales out of crops like hay. It makes a round bale that is 4'x4' tall. Each bale will feed about 25 cows a day. http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312380/machine.htm Combine * This...

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  • Story of Cricket

    anyone to seek out a copy today, however there is one fascinating chapter, the final one, where Laker looks forward in order to speculate as to what cricket in the year 2000, forty three years on, might be like. The purpose of this article is to have a look at Laker's approach in order to see just how...

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  • Story of Cricket

    months ago. They were determined, they were bold, they were lucky. It was a combination which enabled England Under-19s to become the only (male) cricket team from this country to win a World Cup. It was natural to hope that they would all swiftly mature into adult players of similar achievement, obvious...

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  • Imaginative Folk Tale

    power of the gemstone and he could live a wealthy life by making a wish to the gemstone. Kalidas’ story spread through the whole kingdom and even King Cassandra, who was the king of the kingdom, heard his story. King Cassandra was a powerful king who forcefully took away people’s treasure and money with...

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  • Australian Folk Tale

    AUSTRALIAN FOLK TALE The Cookooburrahs and the Goolahgool GOOGARH, the iguana, was married to Moodai, the opossum and Cookooburrah, the laughing jackass. Cookooburrah was the mother of three sons, one grown up and living away from her, the other two only little boys. They had their camps near a goolahgool...

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  • Japanese Folk Tales

    "I told you not to open that box. In it was your old age ..." As always with folklore, there are many different versions of this extremely famous story. In one, for example, after he turned into an old man he took the body of a crane, in another he ate a magic pill that gave him the ability to breathe...

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  • Black Folk Tales

    reality describes metafiction. In uninspired hands, metafiction can be a dull and abstract venture—in inspired hands, however, profound and entertaining stories provide us with a model of how metafiction could recapture the innocent wonder and delight of storytelling (Trask and Burkhart, 18). Folktales belong...

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