Essays Tagged: "folk tale"

My Quality Education. Personal essay

"Corn Mother" is an Indian folk tale about the history of corn, the earth, tobacco, etc. "A Bid To Redifine Indian Education" i ...

(4 pages) 356 1 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A Christian's Take on a Worldly Tale is a criticism based on the knowledge of the author and the historical background to the book's era.

A Christian's Take on a Worldly TaleBeowulf, a worldly folk tale, is surprisingly full of Christian values, traditions, and symbolic references. This book ... , especially Anglo-Saxon. Of course, being a priest he naturally tied in his religious beliefs. The folk story emphasizes the virtues of loyalty, courage, and faith in the face of extreme dangers and ... to be a way Beowulf proves his superior courage and becomes well known for it. Courage also in this folk story was the most important characteristic for a good leader, which explains why Beowulf made ...

(4 pages) 55 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay on Cinderella and its appropriation the movie "ever After". provide insight into the way values have been maintained and changed.

Glass Slipper by Charles Perrault. Both these texts follow similar themes and ideas to the original folk-tale, however vary through their respective culture contexts.Both The Glass Slipper and Ever af ...

(4 pages) 48 0 1.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Use of Mirror and Reflection Imagery in "Mulan"

about the adventures of a young woman in ancient China, named Mulan, inspired by a familiar Chinese folk tale.Mulan is a lovable, spirited girl who doesn't fit in with Chinese tradition because she ha ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

White: The 'Non-Race'

on white bread, it?s John Grisham and Tom Clancy, it's Disney's latest watered-down adaptation of a folk tale, it's Phil Collins and Michael Bolton. It's uninspired, derivative, and bland, bland, blan ... e, the standards are anything but universal.The invisibility of whiteness causes problems for white folks, too. I think a lot of people flounder because they want to be proud of their race. But rarely ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Devil And Tom Walker

Common people in all parts of the world hand down folk tales about their particular culture, and during the nineteenth century in Europe, the populari ... rest in rewriting them grows. One of his tales, "The Devil and Tom Walker," meets the criteria of a folk tale by portraying unrealistic events, featuring stereotyped characters, and teaching moral les ... evil and Tom Walker as a few out of many stereotypical characters from this writing. In this folk tale, Irving presents several lessons and morals. Most of them taught for the best purp ...

(2 pages) 2137 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American