Traditional Folk and Fairy Tales


In the twentieth century, fairy tales (and their close relatives, folk tales and myths) have had their ups and downs. There have been decades in which they were champi
oned and other decades in which they were downgraded or even vilified. This usually happened because of the changing attitudes of educators and parents. Some believfairytale2ed fairy tales were of little value or even harmful to children. Others were convinced that the strong response fairy tales brought out in most children was an indication that the tales had key importance in child development, yet they weren’t sure exactly why.

What does psychology have to say about the fairy tale?….Read the article Traditional folk and fairy tales. By: Pellowski, Anne, Nees, Susan, Ladybug, 10514961, Jul95, Vol. 5, Issue 11 Library Database:Primary Search


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