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ERIC Number: EJ1260524
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1454-7678
Therapeutic Fairytales or the Way to Find (Again) Our Smile by…"The Tomcat's Eyes"
Chermeleu, Adia
Journal of Educational Sciences, v18 n2(36) p16-25 2017
The hermeneutics of fairytales, understood as a new way to get their deep significances and therapeutic effects on children by the process of psychic conflicts awareness, represents a frequent topic in the current research, a real source of inspiration for those delivering literature for children or for those using fairytales for therapeutic purposes, either in case the children with special problems, or in individual or group psychotherapy of adults. Based on the experience in teaching fairytales at the specialization Pedagogy of Elementary and Preschool Education, and at two of the activities of the reading group, Books Mirrors, of the Department of Science of Education within the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology of the West University from Timi?oara, this article is a reflection on the therapeutic size of fairytales and of the didactic implications arisen.
West University of Timisoara Department of Educational Sciences. Bd. V. Parvan 4, Timisoara, Timis 300223, Romania. Tel: +40-256-592111; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Romania
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