The folktale in “upon this mountain” and “the marriage of Anansewa”
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The purpose of this study was to explore the use of folktales in the texts, “Upon this Mountain” and “The Marriage of Anansewa” and how the folktales enrich the two texts. From the research carried out, the researcher found out that folktales as oral literature is greatly developed in written texts of “Upon this Mountain” and “The Marriage of Anansewa”. Therefore, the core purpose of this study is to examine the folktales used in “Upon this Mountain and “The Marriage of Anansewa” to develop plot, characterisation and themes which tackle some of the societal needs.