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    about the book. My favorite book is Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing. I think that book is funny and easy to read. I don’t have a favorite author. My favorite type of writing is Tall Tales. I like tall tales because I like to exaggerate in my stories. Last year in third grade our Writers Guild was...
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  • jhvjh
    Mount Saint Mary College Newburgh, NY Paul Bunyan Lesson Plan Kelly Spreer Goal Students will read tall tales to help them make decisions in everyday life. Performance Objectives Given the tall tale, “Paul Bunyan” read by the teacher the students will: - Identify...
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  • Something
    I hope this helps What happened to the characters in Salem is no tall tale or story from the imagination of a talented writer. It is a true story of hysteria gone terribly wrong. It is an example of what can happen when authority goes unchecked and when both the voice of reason and the spirit of...
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  • A random paper
    that stands out in the fable is the remote almost magical setting. The tall tale is set is a small mountain village Nestled in the foothills of the Catskill Mou describing the dramatic settings of folk tales; that is just one of the couple folk traits he used to add personality to “Rip Van Winkle...
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  • boogers
    Ferrari English I Big Fish Tall Tale Phase 2 Directions: Today, I want you to recall a significant moment in your life. This moment may be happy, sad, scary, etc. In about 500 words, write about this moment. Don’t forget: make a copy of this document, rename it with your name and the...
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  • Folklore Definitions and Examples
    stated moral. The Hare and the Tortoise ends with the words—Slow and steady wins the race. Folktales—A variety of types of stories which include trickster tales, pourquoi tales, cumulative tales, beast tales, ghost stories, tall tales, fairy tales and others. Folktales were passed on orally and...
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  • Traditional Literature
    . Distinguished from folktales are: myths, legends, tall tales and epics. These are also stories from a culture’s oral tradition, but are not generally considered folktales. These stories emanate from a culture’s historical events, religion, and tradition. Information compiled by Jennifer Stanbro—July...
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  • Huck Finn's Use of the Tall Tale
    Huck Finn's Use of the Tall Tale Zach Hunt January 9, 1997 Period 3 Mrs. Gillham In Mark Twain's timeless American classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the narrator often finds himself in undesirable situations. These situations, which are far-fetched even for the nineteenth-century...
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  • The American Old West: Myth Versus Reality
    subsequently analyze how was western romanticized in the books: Shane, The Tall Tales, and the movie Tombstone. THE IMPORTANCE OF WESTERN IN AMERICAN CULTURE Every place has its own culture. Japan has Samurais, Europe has Knights, and America has Cowboys. These classes all are heroic men...
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  • Discussion Question
      Post your response by Wednesday, day 2 Are myths, fables, legends, and tall tales different from one another? Use examples to explain why.  Yes, myths, fables, legends, and tall tales are different from one another. A myth is a story that explains and organizes the world through narrative...
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  • Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
    "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is one of the most famous tall tales written by an amazing author of the west, Mark Twain. His popularity has mainly arisen from his "Huckleberry Finn" stories, but the "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" was one of his first stories...
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  • Myth- Aliki, the Gods and Goddesses of Olympics
    parts of the story . Tall Tale : Kellog Steven , Sally Ann Thunder , Ann Whirlwind Crockett , Morrow Junior Books , 1995 In this tale , author Steven Kellog depicts the incredible story of a girl named Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind who has an amazing amount of strength, vitality and agility and...
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  • Enlgish
    In their stories "The Things They Carried," "Enormous Radio," and "Tall Tales from the Mekong Delta," Tim O'Brien, Lorraine Hansberry, and Kate Braverman, inform their audiences, in different ways, about the social problem of addiction, and how this addiction is rooted in people's problems. In "The...
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  • Sleepy Hollow
    Washington depicted a entertaining and chilling tall tale of Ichabod Crane and the ghostly Headless Horsemen of Sleepy Hallow. Ichabod Crane was a simple Cincinnati school teacher, trying to make an impression through his wits and stories to all those who came to interact with him...
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  • Reader's Workshop
    . Science Fiction=Stories which include futuristic technology; a blend of scientific fact and fictional elements. Historical Fiction=Stories which take place in a particular time period in the past. Often the basic setting is real, but the characters are fictional. Folk Tales, Tall Tales, and Fairy...
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  • Fables, Parables, and Tales
    traditional form of storytelling is the tale. A tale can be any kind of story, short or long. It can either be true or fictitious. However, a tale is usually a short story that brings wonderful events and characters to life. A tale can branch off into more modern types of stories, like tall tales and fairy...
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  • Title
    dying father, William hopes to find out more about the man who told him such wild stories while growing up -- but always kept him at arm's length. Unfortunately, the senior Bloom still regales everyone with the same tall tales, so William is forced to listen again. He relives once more the...
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  • the birds in the bees
    composition: plot, story line. See happen, words. 4.A usually brief detail of news or information: bit1, item, paragraph, piece, squib. See words. 5.An entertaining and often oral account of a real or fictitious occurrence: anecdote, fable, tale. Informal tall tale, yarn. See words. 6.An untrue...
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  • Bottle of Romance
    Bottle of Romance Riding bareback with our significant other in beautiful grassy castle scenery area is usually only a deception of someone’s imagination or fairy tale dream. Ralph Lauren uses this scenery as an ad for a perfume called romance where they display a couple that seems very much in...
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  • Comparison and Contrast of the Devil and Tom Walker and the Devil and Daniel Webster
    A comparison and Contrast of “The Devil and Tom Walker” and “The Devil and Daniel Webster” Well to start off, these two stories were tall tales and they were very similar and also very different on the same account. In one case these stories are very similar because both of the stories as...
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