V. Ya. Propp’s Theoretical Views (On the Example of Russian Folk Tales)

Parda Norbutaev


In this article, V.Ya. Propp’s methods of studying Russian folk tales from an ethnographic point of view, to what extent can these tales serve as an ethnographic source about Russian people? if possible, he illuminates how ethnographic reality is described in the reality of a fairy tale, and its theoretical views on what the relationship should be between real ethnographic evidence and a fairy tale.


Ethnography; Ethnology; Folklore; Fairy Tale; Motive; Fiction; Texture; Evolution, Morphology; Synchronous Analysis; Hyperbolization; Transformation; Ethnodifferentiation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18415/ijmmu.v8i4.2548


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