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An Identification Task toward Engendering a Malaysian Folktale Classification System for Preservation

Table 1:

Formal Features Explanation
Belief The tale is a fiction which means it is uncertain whether it occurred or otherwise in the past.
Time The tale does not indicate an exact timeline of occurrences.
Place The tale does not indicate any specific location of occurrences or if it does, the location is fictional.
Attitude The tale is a story without any religious, or ritual motivation. It ultimately delivers amusement and worth of moral.
Principal Character The tale tells a story of adventure and voyage of human or non-human characters both of which able to assume diverse forms of appearances.
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