English 341: It’s Like This

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Why is Storytelling Needed?

Why is Storytelling Needed?

Stories are meant to tell an important event, portrait feeling they have about their own life using life lessons that they feel are important, and also to teach one about tradition and the part it plays in people’s learning. I say people because stories, no matter how silly, are not just meant for children. Everyone …

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Fairytales or Lessons?

Fairytales or Lessons?

So in this prompt we were asked the question, “if Cole is right about his point, then what are the stories we’ve been reading about describe?”. And more importantly, what do these struggles in the stories address? To me I wanted to focus first on the story of Cinderella. There are many of versions of …

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Fairytales for Sale

Fairytales for Sale

Tatar states in Little Red Riding Hood, “For centuries, farm laborers and household workers relied on the telling of tales to shorten the hours devoted to repetitive harvesting tasks and domestic chores.” It’s in consideration of this statement, that I feel as though the stories of the Little Red Riding Hood tells a story about how …

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Paz Martinez Fairytales

Paz Martinez Fairytales

As we all know Little red ridding hood has been around for many years. It has been a worldwide favorite fairytale for most of us. Although there are many different versions of this story I think they all have a big theme to it which would be not talking or avoiding strangers. These could also …

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Makayla Harrigan: Fairytales or Guidebooks

Makayla Harrigan: Fairytales or Guidebooks

People write all kinds of stories. Biographies, historically based fiction, fairytales and more. Every kind of writing has a purpose, so why are fairytales written? Fairytales started as oral traditions and slowly began to be written down. Oral traditions themselves served multiple purposes, one being for entertainment, or they could be to teach a lesson, …

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