Folklore, Urban Legends and Myths
In some cultures, people with albinism are believed in folklore to have magical powers or to be able to tell the future, a common theme in fiction as well.
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Famous quotes containing the words myths, legends and/or urban:
“The myths about what were supposed to feel as new mothers run strong and deep. . . . While joy and elation are surely present after a new baby has entered our lives, it is also within the realm of possibility that other feelings might crop up: neediness, fear, ambivalence, anger.”
—Sally Placksin (20th century)
Forgotten mornings when he walked with his mother
Through the parables
And the legends of the green chapels
And the twice-told fields of infancy”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)
“I have misplaced the Van Allen belt
the sewers and the drainage,
the urban renewal and the suburban centers.
I have forgotten the names of the literary critics.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)