a traditional story believed to be based on actual people and events. These stories, which typically celebrate heroic individuals or significant achievements, tend to express the values of a culture.
is a story that involves fantasy elements such as witches, goblins, and elves. These storeis often involve princes and princesses and todoay are generally told to entertain children.
is a story from the past involving gods or heroes. These stories often explain beliefs, customs, or nysterious natural phenomena or identify acceptable and unacceptable behavior.
is a highly exaggerated and often humorous story about folk heroes in local settings. The characters in these storeis might be real, but their actions are greatly exaggerated.