Have You Heard of These 3 Folktales?

The Far, Far Away

The other day, as I was perusing the little bookshelves in our house, I came across a book on popular world folktales. I’ve always had an interest in folklore, particularly myths and legends of hauntings and the macabre, but only recently have I been considering actually pursuing it as a study in university. I think all humans have at least a little bit of interest in old tales and things still mysterious in the world.

The book I found is called “The World’s Great Folktales: A Collection of 172 of the Best Stories from World Folklore”. It is arranged and edited by James R. Foster, and you can find it here.

fitzgerald6 Another Fitzgerald painting

Here are 3 completely random tales from within the book.

1.]Eve is Made– tale from France

This tale is labeled under “Woman” in the “Humorous” section, and tells of how woman was…

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I am an artist, accountant and author living in western New York, transplanted from Denmark, Michigan, Florida, West Virginia, Pennsylvania (in that order!) I love the beauty of the world and sharing it with others through jewelry, photography, digital painting and writing.

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