Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature

Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature

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A presentation and discussion of the most basic thematic elements universally found in folklore and literature. The reference provides a detailed analysis of the most common archetypes or motifs found in the folklore of selected communities around the world.. Entries are keyed to the qMotif-Index of Folk Literatureq by Stith Thompson.A 2001 film, Shrek, puts a twist on the dragon-slayer type, with the ogre (Shrek) taking up the role of the prince who is ... Hande A. Birkalan and Jane Garry REFERENCES Aarne, Antti, and Stith Thompson. ... Carl Lindahl, John McNamara, and John Lindow (2 vols.) ... Lake Monster Traditions: A Cross- Cultural Analysis.

Title:Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature
Author:Jane Garry, Hasan M. El-Shamy
Publisher:M E Sharpe Incorporated - 2005-01


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