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Tall Tales

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caroline nesterkin

on 18 April 2014

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Transcript of Tall Tales

Characteristics
There are four key traits to a tall tale, a larger life or super human traits. The main character has a key job. The story is packed with action, and the story has a hilarious plot. A tall tale usually stars a hero or heroine who is larger than life- that is bigger, stronger, and even louder than a ordinary person.
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Tall Tales
Definition
Tall Tales are exaggerated, humorous stories about historical or imaginary humans and animals. They accomplish the ' impossible' in rugged environments.
Origins of Tall Tales
Most people believe that tall tales originated in America, but even ancient greeks had tall tales . tall tales really originated in the middle east around the late 1800's
Uses of tall tales
Caroline
Nesterkin
The end
We got information from,
google.com american folklore.net
childrensliteratuenetwork.org
google images
A tall tale is considered folk lore and this word was very famously coined by William Thomas in 1646.
People would use tall tales to teach lessons by exaggerating and letting them learn from the characters mistakes.
Johnny Appleseed
Examples
Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, and Johnny Appleseed.
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