Sunday, August 19, 2007

Japanese Fairy Tales

I was just thinking about the way different cultures raise their children - the values they impart, the stories every one of them know from when they listened in their bedsheets. I grew up with Rumpelstiltskin, so do the Japanese have a story about a funny little man in a suit and a pointed hat who liked to play games with ladies seeking royalty? Probably nothing so specific, but I found the parallels to be very interesting. Take a read:

Japanese Fairy Tales

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