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Ionela Carmen BANŢA, Folklore of the children. About Play, Playfullness and Children’s Games

Ionela Carmen BANŢA
Assoc. prof, PhD., Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova, Romania;
E-mail: carmenbanta74@yahoo.com

Published on December 4, 2018

Abstract
The children’s folklore represents all artistic creations specific to children and the age of childhood, they form an important and full of significance branch of folk culture. The game is a cultural code, a means of communication, composed of playful signs and strict rules. The presence of a play code is mandatory in any game involving at least two partners.
The traditional children’s games maintain the features of the public game, a traditional manifestation in all the world’s cultures, adapting its rules and its way of life to the specificity of the age.

Keywords
children’s folklore, play, playfullness, children’s games.

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