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SCAN 240: Fairy Tales & Folklore (Dr. Henry)

In This Guide

This guide is meant to serve students in the "SCAN 240: Fairy Tales & Folklore" class. Here you will find information about finding research articles, books, and other helpful resources.

This guide can help you:

  • Start the research process
  • Identify databases specific to fairy tales & folklore
  • Apply techniques for finding subject specific sources such as books, articles, etc.

If you feel like you need some additional help while working on assignments for your SCAN 240 class, you can reach out to the Scandinavian studies librarian, Garrett Traylor. You can communicate with them via email ( or by setting up a research consultation appointment. Research consultation appointments are typically 30 minutes long, and take place in either their office or virtually.  Their contact information can be found on the "Ask a Librarian" tab in this guide.

Assignment Requirements

To summarize, your HC Andersen adaptation assignment will require:

  • An original tale and an adaptation of that tale
  • Enough sources to support a 5-6 page comparative and critical analysis of your chosen tales.
  • To cite your sources using your style of choice of MLA, Chicago, APA, etc.

Course Texts