The Blood of an English Man

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"Once upon a time," the way most famous most Norwegian folk tales start. Although “Soria Moria Castle” states “There was once a couple who had a son, the idea is basically the same. The people in Norway are used to long and harsh winters and have had to find something to pass the time for centuries. One of their more prominent methods of passing the time has been the re-telling of folktales. Possibly the most …

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…more trolls, and rescue those two princesses too. In the end getting to marry one of the princesses is his reward. Although short and sweet, “Soria Moria Castle” does a good job of expressing the Norwegian culture, along with archetypal characters, ideas, and values. It also is entertaining, which explains the purpose of all Norwegian folk tales. In the past paragraphs all of these things were discussed with a brief summary of the tale itself.