Fairy tales

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A fairy tale is a type of short story that typically features characters, such as f[->0]airies, g[->1]oblins, elves, trolls, dwarves, giants or gnomes, and usually magic or enchantments. However,only a small number of the stories refer to fairies.
fairy tales are stories that have magical people in them. A boy becomes a bird, a princess sleep for100 years, and on the other hand, mirrors talk.There are three purpose: the first wonder is unexplainable, the second is the fairy tales entretainment, because years ago people didn't have television or radio. These stories helped people out ofthe routine. The last purpose is civilizing people because the events of the story are honesty, that serves people for educating people and causes a magical essence with children.
A child world isrich stories, the tales they see in move, read in books, or taht parents and gradparents tell them take them on magical journeys.
They take them to many different places,where they meet many strangeand wonderful people animals, or creatures. When we take a step back, however, it becomes clear that the stories are not quite as different from each other as they might first appear.
Fairy talesthese first magical stories told to children contain many similar main ideas, or themes. These themes are also similar across cultures. No matter where a child is born, his fairy tales probably havecharacters like a poor servant girl who marries a prince, starving children who find a new home, or a young peasant boy who discovers that he is actually a lost king. In fact, the most popular theme infairy tales involves a person rising above his or her low position in life.
Another very common theme is caution. The main character, or protagonist, often receives a warning: be home before midnight,says the godmother to cindrella. Fairy tales teach the young listener the terrible consequences of ignoring warnings.
The plots, or story lines, of fairy tales vary, they usually follow the same...
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