Folk tales as genre in Georgian and English folklore

  • Tamar Shiukashvili Telavi State University, Georgia
Keywords: Georgian and English folklore, genre, anthropomorphic figures, structure, folk tales


The article deals with the most popular and significant genre of Georgian and English folklore – a folk tale. It reviews first of all the definition of folk tales, the structure of Georgian and English folk tales as a genre of folklore. It discusses the anthropomorphic figures as a symbol of evil and kindness. The aim of our research is to consider the peculiarities of the Georgian and English folk tales, show differences of these folk tales through comparison.


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How to Cite
Shiukashvili, T. (2019). Folk tales as genre in Georgian and English folklore. International Journal of Social Sciences, 2(1), 33-37.