"The World On The Turtle's Back" Flashcards


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Folk Literature

Includes myths, folk tales, fables, and ledgends passed orally from one generation to the next.

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Creation Myth

A specific kind of myth that typically
- Describes how the universe, the earth, and life began
- Explainsthe workings of the natural world
- Supports and validates social customs and values
- Guids people through the trials of living

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Symbolism

Normally refers to peope, places, and things that stand for something beyond themselves.

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Direct And Indirect Characterization

Direct Characterizaton tells you in a vicid and disciptive way to exblain the character.
While Indirect Characterization isn't as straight forward on explaining the character throughly.