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compares apparently unlike things by describing one as if it were the other, w/o using like or as (Fame is a Bee)
compares apparently unlike things by describing something non-human as of it were human (April Rain Song)
stories that usually feature animals that speak and act like humans that usually has a moral, a lesson about how to live
A three line unrhymed form of Japanese poetry, often about nature, which follow a syllable pattern of 5-7-5
a narrative handed down from the past, containing historical elements and usually supernatural elements
A traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to explain the natural world or the customs and beliefs of a society.
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