A to Z Challenge Folklore

Different Imps in Folklore #folklore #AtoZChallenge

I is for Imp The term “imp” is somewhat general and sometimes interchangeable with “fairy” or “demon” – depending on what you’re reading – which causes a lot of confusion as to what an imp really is. Especially since they appear in different tales with strikingly different behaviours, abilities and manifestations. I firmly believe that Thumbelina by …

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A to Z Challenge Folklore

Dangerous Dryads #folklore #AtoZChallenge

D is for Dryad Trees coming alive and trees being inhabited by otherworldly beings have long been part of the stories we tell. Folklore BULFINCH’S MYTHOLOGY THE AGE OF FABLE OR STORIES OF GODS AND HEROES by Thomas Bulfinch [1855] The three last named were immortal, but the wood-nymphs, called Dryads or Hamadryads, were believed …

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