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1001 Stories Collection

What Happens When You Really Listen

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Added on 04th July 2020

Oral tradition South Indian folktale

Fables
1001 , Audio , Text

A story about the power of stories and their potential to engage the listener.

Story

A story about the power of stories and what can happen when you really become part of the story.

Why we chose it

This was one of the stories in our original audio stories collection. These stories are particularly good for learning to retell.

Where it came from

The story comes from South India.

Where it went next

A written versions can be found in Folktales from India by A K Ramanujan.

Associated stories

Stories about stories and about the power of stories are great to tell and to talk about. We have a number in our 1001 collection including Anansi and the Collection of Stories, The Cap Seller and the Monkeys, The Power of Stories, The Blue Coat or Snip Snip Snip and The Three Dolls.

Added on 04th July 2020

Oral tradition South Indian folktale

Fables
1001 , Audio , Text

Story Resources

  • What Happens When You Really Listen story text PDF (244.996 KB)
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