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By experiencing fantasy through literature, children can learn to cope with reality and to understand themselves better. The world of the folk/fairy tale can be enriching and satisfying, because most tales begin wherever the child might be psychologically and emotionally in his/her development.
Mullins, Teresa E., "The Fairy Tale World: Its Importance for Children" (1978). Honors Theses. 840.
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