in Chinese folktales
common characters in folktales are that of a magistrate,
king, patriot, wise man, foolish man, young scholar
Xuan, Liang Shan Bo), soldier, maiden (Madam white snake,
Zhu Ying Tai), good son (Mengjiao) and hardworking
performing various roles of sheng, dan, jing and chou.
of these stories involve Gods and deities (Nuwa, Pangu,
Guanyin, Lao Shouxing and Monkey King) while others only
involve mortals and commoners.
Chinese Opera, the different characters in Chinese folktales
are brought alive by actors and