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exposition, conflict (internal or externalri), sing action, climax, falling action and resolution
6 genres of literature
novel and novella, short story, nonfiction, poetry, drama and American Folk Literature
What is american folk literature?
It is made up of stories that were handed down through the generations
What does the word folk mean?
It indicates that these stories were made up by the folk, or people, for the people
What is an folk tale?
a story passed on by ____________ for the prupose of teaching the ideas and values of a culture
What is a myth?
a story made up with tales of ________, heroes, or animals to explain natural occurrences or customs or beliefs.
What is a tall tale?
_____________ story that recounts exaggerated events in a matter-of-fact way, using the everyday speech of the common people
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