Мифтахова Лейсан и Мифтахова ЛейляГимназия №155,10а классMysterious creatures in the folktales of the British Isles
Fairy-tales are the most mysterious and the oldest genre in literature.
Classification of mysterious creatures in the British fairy-tales
The brownie The mysterious dragon The boy and the spirit
Fairies are widely spread in all British fairy-tales A forest fairy and elves The beautiful fairy Fairies in Shakespeare’s works
English “fairy” was borrowed from Old French faerie - “land of the faie, enchantment” The Fairyland
Did fairies really exist? And how did they look like? The strongest belief into fairies is on the British Isles.
Fairies in literature took on new life in romanticism
Fairies in popular culture and modern life Some of the most well-known fairies were popularizedby Disney Tinkerbelle A lovely mai- The fairy world den with azure hair” “Peter Pan” “Pinocchio” “Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell J. M. Barrie Carlo Collodi Susanna Clarke
Legendary creatures are thought to exist even today Big foot, The Loch-Ness Poltergeist Yeti Monster “Fairy-tale’s giants” “Fairy-tale’s dragons” “Fairy-tale’s spirits and ghosts”
Conclusion Thus we are making a conclusion that :The otherworldly beings that appear in folk-tales and in medieval legends are a varied lot.There are several categories of fairies that have their own identity.The fairy tradition in literature begins in the 1380s with Chaucer and Shakespeare.People’s evidence of otherworldly beings’ existence in a present-day life.
Be careful: mysterious creatures are around you!