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Essays on Myth, Folklore, and Fairy Tale

Myth and Magic of Narnia, The

Essays in the Heroine’s Journey Sequence

The Fairytale Heroine’s Journey
Mapping the Fairytale Heroine’s Journey
Mapping the Fairytale Heroine’s Journey: Quotations
Stages: The Heroine Receives Gifts
Tales: Snow White
Tales: Sleeping Beauty

For more information on these essays, also look on the Journey page, which explains the Heroine’s Journey project.


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