Last week, N came home with a bored look, “I have an English poem recitation…AGAIN! Why do they do this! It’s so meaningless. I hate memorizing lines.” And then the torture started. Too short Too long Too complicated What does it even mean, Amma! How boring, blah. You call this a poem! This is sad! I don’t even understand it! […]
Folktales have two distinct features. One, it has been shared from one generation to another. Two, it teaches a virtue, a value. Folktales were told for two reasons: One, to teach young children Values in life. Two, for entertainment. Personally, I am not a huge of panchatantra stories. The reason being, the moral is direct and is given away too […]
Folktales are of many kinds: Fables, Fairy-tales, Tall-tales and goes on. They are dreamy and highly imaginative. From your grandmother to hers, these stories have exchanged ears. Come with me, as I share with you folktales from different parts of the world. Updates to follow. Keep up 🙂
The past almost two years can be translated into endless hours of searching for stories, themes and more than 40 story telling sessions and creative writing / creative thinking workshops for varied age groups. You can have a glimpse of it here on my facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MyCreativeCubby/ Happy Stories to you!
The first story teller in my life was my father. He was a master story teller, though his stories were always mythological. They were full of imagination, values and one special streak which only my father could add. Logic and reasoning. I was never satiated by usual-ness. So I would always ask why the particular character (for me Gods were […]