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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Fairy tales tend to start out in what way?
2. Who believed that fairy tales led the listener to look for a higher sense of self?
3. What is another word that means the same as kind?
4. What do the Germans call their version of myths?
5. Fairy tales are often thought to provide what to a child?
(b) A vivid imagination.
(d) Valuable learning experiences.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the first story referred to by the Brothers Grimm?
2. The fisherman is called upon to use ______ to get out of a bad situation.
3. A person's dreams are typically formed on what level?
4. Regardless of the content of the story, what two cultures call all such stories fairy tales?
5. What is it called when a story is told to one generation and then another?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are fairy tales important to the development of a child's mind?
2. What is the purpose of being able to divide the stepmother's personality into two separate entities?
3. Why were these things used? What did they teach to children?
4. When do fairy tales truly begin to make sense to a child?
5. Who is Louis MacNeice and what does he say about fairy tales?
6. How does a child view the wolf in Little Red Riding Hood?
7. What are the two developmental crises referred to by the author?
8. What has often been done to remove violence from fairy tales? What is the result?
9. What story does Bettelheim refer to regarding the introduction of duality?
10. Explain the difference of fairy tales in various cultures. Are they all considered to be fairy tales?
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