Japanese Folktale Character Analysis

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Drawing an outline of characters in any story is a complex process. In novels, due to larger circumference development of characters is possible with artistic distance, however writer of a story does not have this liberty while expanding on the characters in a story due to comparatively less space. He has to create the characters and expand it in a limited possible dimension and is required to explain his true or false or totally fictional story.
The style of narration in folktales is different from modern stories. The major difference is that these tales do not have technical complexities as modern stories. In a very simple way folktales narrate every incident ‘as it is’ in a sequence using ordinary language. This, as it is narration presents the rare amalgamation of true, false and fiction to its readers.
When it comes to literature, the impact on the reader is important. It is not necessary that the event and characters produce similar impact or meaning on all the readers. So, the system of orthodoxy to convey the meaning is used in folktales. In this way, the folktales have also produced idioms and phrases in the whole world. On this matter all the countries are seen on the same platform and Japanese folktales are also not exception to them. In Japanese folktales three things are most necessary: 1) Depiction of character, 2) Sequence, 3) Moral Education.
Due to the short circumference of the folktales, portrayal of the personality of any character could not be done
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