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us: Cumulative tales


  • Here are entered collections of narratives or tales in which the action or dialogue repeats and builds up as the tale progresses.

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    • us: Cumulative stories
  • Broader Terms

    • us: Tales
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Clarke, J. Stuck in the mud, 2008: p. 4 cover (In this cumulative, rhyming story)
    • found: Monroe County Public Library Predictable Books WWW site, Mar. 30, 2009 (cumulative story: each time a new event occurs, all previous events in the story are repeated)
    • found: A folklore and literature resource for teachers and librarians WWW site, Apr. 3, 2009 (cumulative tales)
    • found: AFS Ethnographic Thesaurus WWW site, Apr. 24, 2009 Cumulative tales (Tales that add incidents on to an initial incident and work up to one long final routine containing the entire sequence)
    • found: Journal of the Royal African Society, 1928 v. 28, p. 1-11 (With regard to the classification of stories, the majority of them fall under one or other of the well-known headings: drolls and cumulative tales; apologues or tales with a moral; atiological stories)
    • found: Journal of Anthropological Research, 1986 v. 42, p. 417-426 (lack of native or borrowed cumulative folktales among the American Indians)
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered collections of narratives or tales in which the action or dialogue repeats and builds up as the tale progresses.
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    • 2009-03-31: new
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