Tall Tale Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome to the blog. Last week,we talked all about the Folk Tale pillar of genre and I introduced you to the main subgenres within the Folk Tale category. As a reminder, Wikipedia defines a folktale or folk tale as “a folklore genre that typically consists of a story passed down from generation to generation orally.” This week, I want to talk specifically about Tall Tales, giving you some examples and some specific hallmarks of a Tall Tale.

The Folk Tale Genre

Hello Lovelies, and welcome to the blog. Last week, I gave you an introduction to the five main pillars of genre. Today we’re diving deep into the first pillar, talking all about the Folk Tale genre. I’ll also be giving you an introduction to the specific subgenres that folk tales encompass.

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