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Propp's Functions

initial situation

preparatory section

complications

donors

from entry of helper to end of first move

beginning of second move —
     (repeat from new villainy to unrecognized arrival)

Function definitions expanded on those from: "Morphology of the Folktale by Vladimir Propp" (University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, 1968), pp.149-155

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