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Oral Tradition

Define the words

Theme is a central idea, message, or insight that a story reveals
Moral is a lesson about life that is taught by a story
Heroes/Heroines are larger-than-life figures whose virtues and deeds are often celebrated on stories from the oral tradition.
Storytelling calls on the talents and personality of the teller bring the narrative of life
Hyperbole the use of exaggeration or overstatement.
Personification the giving of human characteristics to a non human subject
Myths are ancient tales that describe the action of gods, goddesses, and the hero who interact with them
Legends are traditional stories about the past
Folk tales tell about ordinary people
Tall Tales are folk tales that contain hyperbole
Fables are brief animal stories that contains personification.
Epics are long narrative poems about a hero who engages in a dangerous journey
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