Korean Folktales

 

2022 Essay Competition Folktales for Junior essay division

 

TOPIC - Select one from the list below.

 

When writing your essay, please be sure to include specific references to the tale you chose to write about.

  1. Write an interpretation of a folk tale of your choice. Why do you think it was created? Which character do you relate to best?
  2. If you could change one of these folk tales, what would you change and why?

 

 

This year's topic stories are included in the "Korean Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales" by Kim So-un

Reprinted with the written permission from Tuttle Publishing Group to be used for 2022 Sejong Writing Competition (9/1/2021 - 3/31/2022) - available as read-only.

This book is available for purchase at Amazon.com.
"Korean Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales" by Kim So-Un (Author), Jeong Kyoung-Sim (Illustrator)
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (www.tuttlepublishing.com)

 

 

Reference - other folktales

(these other folktales are not eligible for current year's competition)