Analysis 106 – Qualities of the Fairy Tale Genre February 19th, 2017 by Chris Winkle, Fay Onyx and Oren Ashkenazi Once upon a time, Fay once again joined Oren and Chris, this time to discuss fairy tales. The first question on our minds: what is a fairy tale, exactly? Is it any story with fairies in it? Does it need to have a happy ending? We also talk about when a fairy tale transitions into a normal fantasy story, the morals fairy tales are famous for, and why people complain about eagles in Lord of the Rings but not the Hobbit. You’d better listen, or else your kingdom will fall under some kind of unrealistic but very ironic curse. Download Episode 106 Subscription Feed https://m.mythcreants.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/TMP-106-Qualities-of-the-Fary-Tale-Genre.mp3 Have a question or comment for our hosts? Send it to [email protected] Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission. Show Notes: Fay’s website is Writing Alchemy, where ze talks about storytelling and posts stories. The Turnip Princess, by Franz Xaver von Schonwerth. Correcting something Oren said, Peter Pan first appeared in The Little White Bird, published in 1902. The Master Thief Charles Perrault The Brothers Grimm The history of 1001 Nights is complicated, it turns out. The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, which have very different attitudes towards eagles. Uprooted, by Naomi Novik The Red Shoes Enjoying our podcast? Thank us with a review on iTunes or Stitcher. Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Name Email (will not be published) Send me an email alert for: Don't subscribe All Replies to my comments Message By submitting a comment, you confirm that you have read and agree to our comments policy.