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Folklore Study and Its Importance. (n.d.). Retrieved October 15, 2020, from www.e-pao.

net website:

http://www.e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=manipur.Folks.Folklore_Study_and_Its_Impo

rtance

This source reports on the importance of folklore in regards to preserving culture and ethnic identity. The

author provides relevant information pertaining to the origins of folklore and how it has impacted

culture. The source contains an accurate account of different theories that explain the origin

alongside an explanation as to how folklore helps preserve cultural traditions. The information

provided is easy to understand and relates to my research topic.

Glassie, H. (n.d.-b). ​FOLKLORE​. Retrieved from

http://collections.mnhs.org/mnhistorymagazine/articles/50/v50i05p188-192.pdf

This source reports on the relationship between folklore and history over time. The author provides

relevant information about the contrast between the two as well as their similarities and how they

correlate with each other. Some of the information provided also covers the significance of

history to culture and culture to folklore. The information provided is thorough and valuable to

my research topic.

Haviland, Reeves, Smith (n.d.). Culture, Religion, & Myth: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Retrieved from

web.cocc.edu website:

https://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum211/CoursePack/culture.htm#:~:text=Myths%2C%20s

tories%2C%20legends%2C%20folklore

This source reports on the relationship between folklore, legend, and myth as they relate to culture and

perspective over time. The author provides relevant information pertaining to the cultural

importance of literature in regards to behavior and cultural values. The source supplies an

accurate account of the cross-cultural similarities that are present in multiple myths around the

world. Furthermore, there is detailed and organized information on the archetypes portrayed in
plots, characters, settings, etc., of global literature. The information provided is comprehensive

and valuable to my research topic.

Jalissa. (2020, February 19). Journey to the East: Teaching East Asia through Children’s Literature.

Retrieved October 15, 2020, from Lee & Low Blog website:

https://blog.leeandlow.com/2020/02/19/journey-to-the-east-teaching-east-asia-through-childrens-l

iterature/

This source reports on cross-cultural similarities between fables taught in America and literature from east

Asia. The author provides relevant examples of stories with a focus on cultural legends, fables,

etc., of east Asia. The source supplies access to multiple traditional stories that also cover aspects

of the culture and history of countries from this region. The information provided is beneficial to

my research paper in the sense that it has specific examples of the literature being covered.

United States Folklore: Stories from each of the fifty states from American Folklore. (n.d.). Retrieved

October 15, 2020, from www.americanfolklore.net website:

https://www.americanfolklore.net/ss.html

This source provides access to folklore from all over the United States. The information is organized by

state as well as cultural origin which is necessary for my research since it shows how folklore has spread.

The source is well organized and provides access to a multitude of valuable literature.