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Folk Tales West Wind
1,296 words"Once upon a time, " the way most famous most Norwegian folk tales start. Although Soria Moria Castle states There was once a couple who had a son, the idea is basically the same. The people in Norway are used to long and harsh winters and have had to find something to pass the time for centuries. One of their more prominent methods of passing the time has been the re-telling of folktales. Possibly the most famous, Soria Moria Castle is one of their favorites. In the following pages a brief desc...
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Alice In Wonderland White And The Seven Dwarfs
3,943 wordsHas Disneyfication destroyed the traditional folk tale and damaged childrens illustrated literature? By Richard Neil Thomas Art & Design BA Hons. ILLUSTRATION Contents 3. Introduction 4. The Death of the Seven Dwarves 5. Folk Tales 6. Rant # 1 7. Input ~ Laurence Anholt writes... 8. Beauty and the Beast 9. Cartoons, Capitalism, Commerce and Conjecture 13. Walter Elias Disney 18. Forum 21. I Relent 22. Sycophant 24. Rant # 2 26. Tex Avery 27. Cutting Edge and Contemporary with Typographical Twist...
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Red Riding Hood Roald Dahl
3,977 words... et Atwood, which has a contemporary setting, thus disproving the notion that Disney has halted the natural evolution of the fairy tale. I have to agree with the substance of this argument but would have to suggest that one example of a modern slant to an ancient tale is hardly enough to prove the point. But something that James did mention in his post to the forum reminded me of the work of an author unquestionably relevant to our discussion: read some Angela Carter he urges: in fact, watch ...
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Japanese Animation Folk Tales
1,456 words... e beginning as a medium, 's aid Linda Simensky, Director of Animation for Nickelodeon. We agree completely. Clay Animation may not be at it's highest potential, but we hope that it will make it someday. Maybe if additional feature films were made it would boost the industry of clay animation to an all time high. The only problem is that it takes such a long time and if the studios happened to take on a film, they would have to quit their other tasks and focus directly on that film. It took y...
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Parts Of The World Fairy Tales
894 wordsFolk tale genre The greatest treasure of every nation is its language. Fairy tales are part of the oral traditions of literature all over the world. The fairy tale is one of the forms of the peoples linguistic arts where life and social system are reflected. Folklore, mythology, fables, tall stories, and other classic tales have been handed down, generation through generation. Countless treasures of human thought and experience still accumulate and live in the world even after thousand of years....
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Call To Adventure Darth Vader
6,926 wordsStar Wars As a Mythology? Fifteen years ago, I set out to make a movie for a generation without fairy tales. ? -George Lucas There exists in every culture a series of folk tales and stories, which make up a part of that cultures history. These stories, called myths, often venture into the magical and fantastic, with great heroes battling terrible monsters to save exotic lands. As the human race has evolved, we have moved beyond the need to attribute unexplained events to supernatural workings be...
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Book Of Genesis Folk Tales
314 wordsGenesis is the Genius Genesis Genesis is the start of a new beginning. In the King James Translation, the book of Genesis explains how everything came to be. Lord God creates meaningful things to establish the Earth. Amongst his creation he creates man and woman. There is always a beginning for everything, but, How does it begin, is the answer that seems to puzzle everyone. Christians believe that in the word of the Holy Bible, which justifies the answer, How does it begin? There are also folk t...
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Hansel And Gretel Fairy Tales
605 wordsFairy Tales were composed to express eternal joys, sorrows, hopes, and dreams of human kind. Although these folk tales may be aimed at children, but they surely reflect the values, assumptions, and concerns of our cultural traditions. They always portrayed one moral that obedience, good manners, beauty, and hard work always lead to rewards while opposing characteristics are consistently punished. The two tales, Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel, are revolving around a female center character. Bot...
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William Butler Yeats History Of Ireland
2,613 wordsWilliam Butler Yeats is best known for his large contribution to the Irish Literary Renaissance of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. However, his writing alone would have been unique enough to start a literary renaissance even if he had not been joined by fellow authors Lady Gregory, J. M. Synge, Edwin Ellis, and many others. Yeats began writing because he was inspired by the culture and history of Ireland. As a child, Yeats moved often and later in life, he travelled constantly...
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