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Thread #150358   Message #3509728
Posted By: GUEST,leeneia
27-Apr-13 - 05:13 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Karelian folk song: orphan boy's revenge
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Karelian folk song: orphan boy's revenge
Yes, it does. The orphan and the step-child are often mistreated in folklore. Hansel and Gretel and Snow-white come to mind.