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Synonyms for fairy tale

Synonyms for fairy tale

a story about fairies

an interesting but highly implausible story

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You have had a good sleep while I have been sitting here, and arguing with him whether it was a story or a fairy tale.
Weston uses the various species presented in the book to represent the race and class divisions present in traditional fairy tales.
Unlike the happily ever after that readers can count on in English fairy tales such as Beauty and the Beast and Little Red Riding Hood, Arabic fairy tales are slightly darker without the clear-cut romantic storyline.
The juxtaposition of articles on Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales and articles on other tales is deliberate; it serves to show how Andersen's special fairy tale, the so-called "artistic fairy tale, "or "art fairy tale" (Kunsteventyr) differs from the fairy tale tradition.
Given Hawthorne's fascination with fairy tales and fairy land, it is rather incredible how little critical attention is paid to them in Hawthorne studies.
Brothers and Beasts: An Anthology of Men on Fairy Tales.
TO CELEBRATE the forthcoming launch of J K Rowling's new book The Beedle of the Bard which is a collection of fairy tales, we are challenging you to write your own fairy tale.
1) His eclectic mix of novellas and fairy tales proved to be wildly popular with readers.
Why Fairy Tales Stick: The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre.
Red Riding Hood and the Woolf in Bed: Modernism's Fairy Tales.
The truth is that fairy tales aren't just for little 'uns.
Suppose that the characters that populate fairy tales manage to escape their fictional existence and live in the "real" world?
fairy tales are proving popular themes for exhibitions.
So when ``Shrek the Third'' arrives in theaters on May 18, look for Miller to steer away from pop-culture potshots and stick to the fairy tales.
CLASSIC fairy tales are still young children's favourite bedtime stories.