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Fairy tale: A story with magical or supernatural elements, in either oral tradition or written literature. [e]

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  • Folklore [r]: The body of myths, legends, and traditional beliefs of a people or the study of those beliefs. [e]
  • Literature [r]: The profession of “letters” (from Latin litteras), and written texts considered as aesthetic and expressive objects. [e]


  • British fairy tradition [r]: Beliefs handed down in the British Isles and Brittany of a race of supernatural beings. [e]
  • Tom Thumb (fictional character) [r]: The protagonist in a classic English fairy tale set during the reign of King Arthur; similar characters with other names are also found elsewhere in European folklore. [e]

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