Symbolic Shorthand: An Introduction to the Importance of Folktales

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Jun 12th at 11:15 AM until 12:15 PM


Panels and Workshops 


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Familiarity with classic storylines and character types allows appreciation of countless references to folktales and superstitions in anime. Given cultural context, the meaning of these symbols is revealed to the viewer. Examine the importance of symbolic shorthand in both subtle and overt examples from popular anime and enjoy this introduction to folktales.