folklore

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a body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject

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While some carry a folk-tale thread, they're more about sharing a sense of feisty, flirtatious, and infectious exuberance.
Masterfully spicing this contemporary urban tale with ancient folk-tale standards, Villeneuve conjures an absurd yet heartfelt vision of revenge and redemption.
Knight, on the folk-tale motif of magical transformation in French farces; J.
But its plot is based on chronicle histories of earliest Britain, fusing "myth, recorded fact, legend, folk-tale, romance, [Shakespeare's] own earlier plays and poems, and miracle" (24).
Disney's animated entries for next year are Chinese folk-tale ``Mulan'' and its computer-generated ``A Bug's Life'' and DreamWorks is planning ``Antz'' and ``Shrek'' for 1999.