Folklore (or lore) consists of legends, myths, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of a culture, subculture, or group.

Folk literature features folkloric elements in the form of novels, short stories, children tales, poetry or other narratives.

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The mystery religions were instituted in order to protect the marvels of the commonplace from those who would devalue them.
Peter Redgrove, The Black Goddess and the Unseen Real: Our Uncommon Senses and Their Common Sense

Signe Pike
In prehistoric times, early man was bowled over by natural events: rain, thunder, lightning, the violent shaking and moving of the ground, mountains spewing deathly hot lava, the glow of the moon, the burning heat of the sun, the twinkling of the stars. Our human brain searched for an answer, and the conclusion was that it all must be caused by something greater than ourselves - this, of course, sprouted the earliest seeds of religion. This theory is certainly reflected in faery lore. In the bea ...more
Signe Pike, Faery Tale: One Woman's Search for Enchantment in a Modern World

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