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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Folklore and Mythology Site! These are the top ten articles that your Folklore and Mythology Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Do Faeries Exist Mr. Yeats?
William Butler Yeats wrote a delightful book called The Celtic Twilight.
2. Oscar Wilde Fairy Tales
On Oscar Wilde and his life, education, philosophy and writing; The Happy Prince.
3. Evangeline by Longfellow
In 1847 the epic poem, Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie was published.
4. Arthurian Legends Endure
Great legends come to us from actual facts and incidents throughout history.
5. Famous Castle Hauntings
Probably some of the most popular folktales are those to do with hauntings and ghosts and there are no better hauntings than those found in castles..
6. Ordeal Of The Donner Party Women
The story of the ill fated Donner Party is one of heart wrenching tales of pioneer families that left life long and tear-filled memories
7. Arthur Rackham, Illustrator
Good illustration can take one from reality to the world of fantasy in a flash -- just like falling down a rabbit hole can!
8. Sons of Odin in the Poetic Edda
In the Eddic poems, only three gods are unequivocally claimed to be the sons of Odin.
9. Banshee Of Lament
Throughout Ireland and Scotland when one hears a high wailing sound in the countryside, chills start creeping along the arms and neck of the listener. This is a sound one does not wish to hear, for it is from a messenger of death.
10. Bell Witch Chronicles
Tales of the Bell Witch of Tennessee are so well documented that is difficult to believe the stories are not true.
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