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oral tradition

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Is the telling of stories by word of mouth oral tradition
Is a central idea, message, or insight that is revealed within a story theme
Are larger-than-life figures whose virtues and deeds are often celebrated in stories from the oral tradition heroes
exaggeration or overstatement, either for comic effect or to express heightened emotion hyperbole
expressing something in a way that is deliberately less dramatic than it should be, for comic effect understatement
human characteristics or personality given to nonhuman subjects, such as animals or natural elements personification
expression, such as "its raining cats and dogs!" that develop in a language, region, community, or class of people that cannot be understood literally idioms
are tales that explain the action of gods, goddesses, and the heroes who interact with them myths
are brief stories that often feature animals that act like humans. they usually end with a moral that us directly stated fables
are a type of folk tale that uses hyperbole, deliberate exaggeration for comic effect tall tales / legends
Created by: candy13