Favorite Folktales from Around the World - Study Guide Ghosts and Revenants Summary & Analysis

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Orpheus and Eurydice comes from Greece. Orpheus and Eurydice are married but shortly thereafter Eurydice is bitten by a snake and dies. Orpheus travels to the land of the dead and sings a song for her return. The song is so beautiful that her return is granted but Orpheus is warned not to look at her until they are back in the land of the living. When they get near the land of the living, Orpheus forgets the warning and looks back in excitement, only to have Eurydice disappear from him forever.

The Spirit Wife is from the Zuni American Indians. A man loses his wife and tries to get her back from the spirit world. He is able to get her but is warned not to touch her until he reaches his home where they were born or else she will be...

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