Multicultural Myths Folktales Legends And Fairy Stories

Folktales contain the whole history and tradition of communicating through stories, whether to inform, teach, or entertain. In them are stories that are universal, transcending cultures, religions, and the generations. There is no more delightful method to appreciate the nature of stories than to read these tales—or even better, to sit with traditional storytellers—with an eye or ear open for possible therapeutic themes.

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