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Folklore varies greatly among different cultures and may not translate well across languages. SlideThe trickster figure in Native American folklore has different attributes than in African folklore.
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Recognize that folklore involves stories that are not claimed to be true, often featuring supernatural elements. SlideFolklore about fairies describes magical beings that are part of folk tradition, not reality.
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Folklore is generally passed down by word of mouth and thus may have many versions. SlideEach village has its own twist to the folklore of the region.