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International Folktales and Stories about Beauty

 

The Sleeping Beauty

Beauty is a universal theme in folktales from around the world. International students retell some of them from their cultures.

Japan
Kaguya Hime, The Tale of the Princess of Bamboo
Chifuyo Omma from Japan

Korea
Kon-gi and Pot-gy, the Korean Cinderella Story
Youngil Seo from Korea

Jang Hwa and Hong Run, a Tale about Two Beautiful Girls
Jin Taek Lee from Korea

Mexico
Cenicientas, the Mexican Cinderella Story
Samantha Wynter from Mexico

Taiwan
Taiwan: A Beautiful Lady Saves the King
Yu-Ling Hsieh from Taiwan

Can you retell a folk story about beauty or good looks from your country? Send it to us by e-mail: topics.mag@gmail.com

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