Favourite Fairy Tales told in Scotland

In this rather disturbing Scottish legend, the sea monster eats a number of maidens (sacrificed to it) before it is killed off and transformed into the Shetland Islands. My five-year old bairn was not too thrilled to hear about  all the maidens who got eaten and told me I was giving him nightmares.


About kinneret

Hello, and welcome. I'm writing this blog under an alias. Why an alias? I started to write what may be described as an "American Gothic" novel (sort of Henry James/ Franz Kafka with violence) with some autobiographical details. ..when I started this blog I just decided to use the alias. This blog is about art and art history, but my interests also include literature, film analysis, psychology, forensic psychology, faerie tale analysis, cognitive therapy, cognitive linguistics, classical theater, World War II, and Russian and British history. My favorite writers include Kafka, the Brontes, and Philip K Dick. Thank you for reading this blog and I will happily reply to any comments.
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1 Response to Favourite Fairy Tales told in Scotland

  1. marblenecltr says:

    If your five year old bairn has troubles now, wait until he gets to the Brothers Grimm.
    These works of creativity draw the attention of the very young, but with age, appreciation for he skill required can follow. My greatest of memories are of works such as Treasure Island, artwork by N. C. Wyeth, or Pyle.

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