Parable: It is a simple story that normally has two meanings. For example Jesus in the Gospels.
Myth: It is a traditional story that are really old from the early history of people explaining stories that are seem to be do but have a false belief. Myth is also known as mythology that a group of people gather together and explain the nature, customs and history.
Fairy tale:It is a short story that involves make belief characters. Most lately these stories relate to young children literature.
Legend: Well-known stories that are based around historical people. For example, the legend of King Arthur.
Fable:This type of story includes animals and are based around them. These stories includes morals. Morals are things you learn from what you do and learn the rights and wrongs from them.
The purposes for these stories are;
The purpose of using parable for a type of story because people can learn two things from the stories from
A Myth is used as a type of story because it allows people to imagen and get distracted from the real world and be taken into a new imagery one.
A fairy tale is used as a type of story because it appeals to a wide range of age. It mostly appeals to the younger audience but then appeals to parents because they are simple and easy to read to the younger children.
A legend story is used as a type of story because it allows people to learn about the history of the world and the people who have been in it and who have made differences.
A fable is used as a type of story because it appeals to younger children because of the animals but also appeals to other ages. Religions will like these stories because what the animals are symbolising and how there is always a moral involved.