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synonyms for folktale

  • adventure
  • anecdote
  • article
  • autobiography
  • biography
  • book
  • comedy
  • description
  • drama
  • fable
  • fantasy
  • feature
  • fiction
  • history
  • information
  • legend
  • memoir
  • myth
  • narrative
  • novel
  • record
  • report
  • tale
  • tragedy
  • version
  • allegory
  • apologue
  • beat
  • chronicle
  • cliffhanger
  • epic
  • gag
  • narration
  • nonfiction
  • parable
  • potboiler
  • recital
  • relation
  • romance
  • saga
  • scoop
  • sequel
  • serial
  • spiel
  • yarn
  • conte
  • fairy tale
  • long and short of it
  • news item
  • old saw
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How to use folktale in a sentence

Sometimes I have seen the beginning of a folktale in a fragment of narrative reeled off by a Gypsy on the spur of the moment.
THE GYPSY'S PARSONGEORGE HALL
So, here's Binder and a neatly wrapped-up package of a folktale of the future.
SHIPWRECK IN THE SKYEANDO BINDER
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