ERIC Number: EJ358903
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Fairy Tales and Psychological Development in Late Life: A Cross-Cultural Hermeneutic Study.
Chinen, Allan B.
Gerontologist, v27 n3 p340-46 Jun 1987
Searched cross-cultural collections and found that, of 2,500 fairy tales reviewed, only two percent featured older adults as protagonists. Discusses six themes from these stories which contain valuable folk wisdom about psychological development in later life. (Author/ABB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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