Folktales about Strong and Clever Girls and Women
22 Tamil Folktales, told by women in a household near Thanjavur.
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Note: One type of a Folktale is a Fairytale.
Regarding the Storytelling Performances:
Stylised speech (including characters singing) and
stylised movement are encouraged.
For audio-video examples of
"Rhythm, Melody, and Rhyme in Storytelling Speech",
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The oral verbal-art techniques demonstrated there include:
1) Elongation of vowel sounds.
3) Rhythm and melody in speech.
4) Repetition with variation (including making lists).