Honors Program

University Honors

Date of Award


Thesis Professor(s)

Junko Tezuka Arnold

Thesis Professor Department

Literature and Language

Thesis Reader(s)

Henry Ankietwicz, Scott Contreras-Koterbay


The roles of women, animals, and nature in traditional Japanese and Western folk tales continue to be parallel to the roles of women, animals, and nature in modern Japanese and Western Culture. This is a result of the values and morals that are encapsulated within these folk tales.

Document Type

Honors Thesis - Open Access

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