Essay On Folk Literature

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Depiction of the return of gratitude in Nihon Mukashibanashi Taisei Vol.6. Folk literature is different from main literature on content basis as well as on technique basis. If one examines the content of Folk story, it does not have present scenario and hence it does not represent problems and mood of present society. Often it has moral, historical or humorous content. It conveys their messages in a direct way through its characters, which could be human, non human or even an inanimate thing. Neither it is limited to any period nor does it stick to any literary movement. There is no writer of the folk tales, they get evolved with the passage of time from the masses. It may also have poems, songs or riddles in between the story. On the other…show more content…
At first, Tarou gets scared but soon realizes that the wolf is trying to say something. Tarou figures it out. The wolf has got something tucked in his neck. Tarou pulls it out and the wolf looks at him with teary eyes and makes a thankful face. Again, while coming back to the home 40-50 wolf surrounds Tarou and at the moment there were going to attack on him, the former wolf, who was helped by Tarou stops them and narrates the whole incident. The former wolf was their head. They all come to Tarou house as his retainer. After that his mother recovers from the illness and they become…show more content…
The story revolves around a cat that is ill-treated by her owner but loved by the maid of the house. Once the cat leaves the house and goes somewhere. Maid who loved her comes to know that she is on some mountain in Kyushu and goes in search of her. On the way she comes to a Nekomata mansion unknowingly and takes shelter for the night. There she is helped by her cat in saving her life and get many gifts. After she returns to her owner, she narrates the whole incident to her. The owner feels jealous and tries the same. But on the contrary, she gets killed by the
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