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    Elves

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    Enchanted Bean. However, the most commonly known version of Jack and the Beanstalk was written by Joseph Jacobs in 1890. It is believed that the story originated in the U.K, but no one knows exactly where it came from. The earliest versions of the story are about a man who was hidden in a different man’s house by his wife. The wife robs the hidden man and finally kills him. The folktale written by Joseph Jacobs is about a young boy who lived with his mother. Their only way of making money was through

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    "Jack and the Beanstalk" is an example of a Buildungsroman. As the tale progresses, Jack evolves from an immature person into a mature, self-assertive person. While minor differences exist in various versions of the tale, such as those between Joseph Jacobs' and Horace Elisha Scudder's versions, the tale can always be read as Jack's quest for maturity. Some critics, however, analyze the tale as one in which Jack remains spoiled and immature. While they make points which support their claims, careful

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    Jack and the Beanstalk

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    British folktale written by Benjamin Tabart called “Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean”. This story was the start of the “Jack and the Beanstalk”. Although this was not a huge hit. Jack and the beanstalks biggest sell was in 1890 written by Joseph Jacobs. This story was about a young boy who's family was extremely poor. One morning his mom told him to take there cow to the market to get some money for food. On his way jack met a man with what he said were magical beans. Jack was intrigued by these

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    The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka Once upon a time there was a story called "The Gingerbread Man" and a little girl who loved to hear the story every night at bedtime. Each night at bedtime, the little girl's kind father would tell the story to his little girl. He knew how much his daughter loved the story and so he was happy to tell the story over and over and over again, well ... almost. One night when the dad, whose name was Jon, was asked for the fifty gazillionth

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    Fairy tales read to young children not only served as a form of entertainment for the child, but they also taught children the difference between what is good and what is bad. The Three Little Pigs is a prime example of the morals and lessons that children were taught while reading a fairy tale. The fact that the tale is equipped with adventure and the ability for animals to talk causes children to immerse in the text while acknowledging the consequences of laziness of the first two little pigs

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    Behind the Story of the Swan Maiden The story of the Swan Maiden dates back centuries and is an expansively recognizable fairy tale in Europe, though it has spread worldwide. It has numerous surprising meanings and elements to it that some have deeply searched for. Turns out, this, “kid’s story”, is not as innocent as you may believe. The Swan Maiden has been interpreted through several objectives such as the variations of the tale, the meaning and history, and the beliefs behind the story, which

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    their names will be Esau and Jacob. When Rebekah wnet into labor Esau was born first and was really hairy. Jacob is smooth skinned when he was born and was born right after Esau. Esau was holding onto Jacobs heel. Isaac’s sons grew up to be completely opposite than alike. Esau was a hunter and was a big man while Jacob was different. Jacob stays at home and was soft-spoken but quick-witted. One day when Esau came home famished, he wanted to be fed and agreed to give Jacob his inheritance rights in exchange

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    Joseph: The Jew who Ruled Egypt

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    Egypt. Joseph was his name. He is the Jew who captured the heart of the Egyptian Pharaoh and became a governor over all of Egypt. His story is known to Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike who all regard him as a timeless hero. The story of Joseph, as told in the book of Genesis in the King James Bible begins when he is seventeen years old. He is the eleventh son of Jacob, also known as Israel, and the first of Rachel. His father favored him over his 10 older brothers, leading Jacob make Joseph

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    Brothers of the Bible

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    Brothers of the Bible The Old Testament sibling rivalries between Cain and Abel, Esau and Jacob, and Joseph and his brothers were similar in some ways and different in others, but they all hold lessons for us today, for brothers today still face many of the same problems in life that challenged brothers thousands of years ago. Cain and Abel were in a situation much more unique than Esau and Jacob, and Joseph and his brothers faced, for the society they lived in was extremely small, and they each

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    A Biography of Jacob

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    A Biography of Jacob -For purposes of simplicity, I will refer to Jacob and Israel both as Jacob. -For purposes of point of view, nearly all of this paper is from Jacob’s point of view, only bringing in other events necessary for this to make sense that happened without Jacob seeing. Jacob is the father of Israel, for his twelve children each gave life to an entire tribe of Israelites. He wasn’t always pious, sometimes being even blasphemous, but apparently, he always walked with god,

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