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Traditional Literature

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Traditional Literature
What is traditional literature?
Traditional literature is a genre that deals specifically with stories that were initially oral and were written down at a later date. Traditional literature consists of songs, stories, poems and riddles from anonymous sources.
Elements of traditional literature
• Narrative story handed down within a culture.
• Stories were created by adults for the entertainment of other adults.
• Stories frequently involve trickery.

Fairy Tales
Stories, sometimes of a national or folk hero, which have a basis in fact but also include imaginative material.

Myths
Legend or traditional narrative, often based in part on historical events, that reveal human behavior and natural phenomena by its symbolism.
cuip.uchicago.edu/~anitajhill/2003/traditional%20literature.html
http://www.mhaloin.com/genre-characteristics-of-traditional-literature.html
Tall Tales
Fairy tales
Legends
Myths
Fables
Proverbs
http://lbs803fall09.wikispaces.com/sub+genres+of+tradtional+literature
http://www.mhaloin.com/genre-characteristics-of-traditional-literature.html
Stories with fairies or other magical creatures, usually for children. A modren fairy tale is written in a traditional style with the elements of folklore but with a contemporary twist.
http://www.mhaloin.com/genre-characteristics-of-traditional-literature.html
http://www.mhaloin.com/genre-characteristics-of-traditional-literature.html
Legends
Fables
Narration demonstrating a useful truth,
especially in which animals speak as humans.

Proverbs
A one-sentence utterance that
holds the conventional wisdom
of the ages.
Tall Tales
Stories with a definite setting in fairly
modern times that exaggerate or are based
on the traits of a person who may have
actually existed.

http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/professional-development/childlit/ChildrenLit/
Websites about traditonal literature
http://kotekchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/p/traditional-literature.html
http://uwsslec.libguides.com/content.php?pid=196490&sid=1645252
Issues surrounding traditional literature
Religion
Many books involved stories stemmed from religious tales.
Not all believed in religion
Refrences
cuip.uchicago.edu/~anitajhill/2003/traditional%20literature.html
http://www.mhaloin.com/genre-characteristics-of-traditional-literature.html
http://lbs803fall09.wikispaces.com/sub+genres+of+tradtional+literature
http://www.mhaloin.com/genre-characteristics-of-traditional-literature.html
http://www.mhaloin.com/genre-characteristics-of-traditional-literature.html
http://www.mhaloin.com/genre-characteristics-of-traditional-literature.html
Lukens, Rebecca J. A Critical Handbook of Children's Literature.
Boston: Pearson A and B (Pearson Allyn and Bacon)/Pearson Education, 2007. Print.


"The Value of Children's Literature." Education.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 30
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Phibbs, Harry. "Children's literature should uphold traditional values but has
become a popularity contest." Mail Online. Associated Newspapers, n.d. Web. 1 Oct. 2014. <http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2077994/Childrens-literature-uphold-traditional-values-popularity-contest.html>.
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