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TermsTerms 2StoriesExcerpts Written responses
Question The general term for myth, folktales, legends, and fables.
Answer 1 – 10 Folklore
Question A type of writing that is NOT folklore, it is entirely factual.
Answer 1 – 20 Non-fiction
Question Folklore is passed down generation to generation in this way.
Answer 1 – 30 Orally- Word of mouth
Question A way of writing that causes the reader to read in an accent. It shows a particular way of speaking specific to a certain group of region.
Answer 1 – 40 Dialect
Question Aside from Gods these character types are also the focus of different myths. (not titans)
Answer 1 – 50 Heroes
Question A purely fictitious story characterized by its main characters being ordinary people, use of magical elements, not being religious, and is passed down through generations.
Answer 2 – 10 Folktale
Question A type of story that explains natural or spiritual phenomenon. It is usually about gods/goddesses, and is connected to religion.
Answer 2 – 20 Myth
Question A short story that teaches a life lesson through animal characters that act like people.
Answer 2 – 30 Fable
Question The term for a life lesson that is taught in a fable.
Answer 2 – 40 Moral
Question Type of story that begins with a piece of historical fact, that is then exaggerated to great lengths.
Answer 2 – 50 Legend
Question The People Could Fly is an example of which kind of story?
Answer 3 – 10 Folktale
Question The Dog and the Wolf is an example of this kind of story.
Answer 3 – 20 Fable
Question The story where Prometheus creates man, gives them fire, and is punished for it, is an example of which kind of story?
Answer 3 – 30 Myth
Question The True story of Paul Bunyan is an example of what kind of writing? (not a story)
Answer 3 – 40 Non-Fiction
Question Even though The Wise Old Woman does not have magic, and contains a lesson, it is still classified as what kind of story?
Answer 3 – 50 Folktale
Question What is the following an example of? It is better to starve free than live a well-fed slave.
Answer 4 – 10 Moral
Question What is the following an example of? Many long years ago, there lived an arrogant and cruel young lord who ruled over a small village in the western hills of Japan…
Answer 4 – 20 Folktale
Question What is the following an example of? Many years ago, according to the stories told by the people of ancient Greece, there lived two brothers who were not like other men, or like the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus. They were the sons of one of the Titans who had fought against Zeus and been sent in chains to the prison of the Lower World.
Answer 4 – 30 Myth
Question What is the following an example of? One winter, shortly after Paul Bunyan dug Lake Michigan as a drinking hole for his blue ox, Babe, he decided to camp out in the Upper Peninsula. It was so cold in that there logging camp, that one evening, the temperature dropped to 68 degrees below zero. Each degree in the camp thermometer measured sixteen inches long and the flames in the lanterns froze solid. No one, not even Paul Bunyan, could blow them out.
Answer 4 – 40 Legend
Question What is the following an example of? They say the people could fly. Say that long ago in Africa, some of the people knew magic. And they would walk up on the air like climbin up on a gate. And they flew like blackbirds over the fields. Black, shiny wings flappin against the blue up there. Then, many of the people were captured for Slavery. The ones that could fly shed their wings. They couldnt take their wings across the water on the slave ships. Too crowded, dont you know.
Answer 4 – 50 Folktale, Dialect
Question Correctly write the title of one of the two folk tales we read.
Answer 5 – 10 The Wise Old Woman The People Could Fly
Question Write one of the morals from any of the three fables we read.
Answer 5 – 20 Better to starve free than die a well-fed slave. Dont trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. I dont need your bones (he said) Just give me my freedom.
Question Write the title of a myth we read.
Answer 5 – 30 The Myth of Prometheus The Flight of Daedalus
Question Write the term for the exaggerations commonly used in legends.
Answer 5 – 40 Hyperbole
Question Write the definition of Theme
Answer 5 – 50 Theme= The topic or main idea, An implicit or recurrent idea.