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Few Norwegian illustrators or painters have managed to capture these strange creatures and the enchanted atmosphere of Norwegian nature on paper and canvas as successfully as Theodor Kittelsen. Kittelsen's art and artistic use of the medium of drawing, with black and white extremities and scales of gray in between, are in a class of their own in Norwegian art. Theodor Kittelsen was fascinated by this shadowy world populated by supernatural siren beings and spirits. Walking in the forests and fields, he could see them everywhere: in the mists over the marches, in the twilight surrounding fallen pine trunks and in the dripping fir trees on rainy days.
In Swedish children's literature, trolls are not naturally evil, but primitive and misunderstood. Their misdeeds are due to a combination of basic and common human traits, such as envy, pride, greed, naïveté, ignorance and stupidity. In some early 20th century fairy tales, by Elsa Beskow, trolls are also depicted as an aboriginal race of hunters and gatherers who are fleeing the encroaching human civilization. Where man makes a road, the trolls disappear.
Young Scandinavian children usually understand the concept of trolls, and a way to teach children to brush their teeth is to tell them to get rid of the very small "tooth trolls" that otherwise will make holes in their teeth. This is a pedagogic device used to explain bacteria by the Norwegian author Thorbjørn Egner in his story Karius and Baktus.
The Swedish-speaking Finnish author Tove Jansson has reached a world-wide audience with her Moomintrolls.
There is some speculation that the famous story Rumpelstiltskin originated from a troll folk tale which bears many similarities. While the original story of the troll involves a preacher contracting a troll to build a church as opposed to a woman needing to spin straw into gold, the central element of a bargain which is satisfied by guessing the name of the involved party, and the subsequent death of the troll or being whose name is guessed is central to both stories. (see Fin (troll))
All the music of folk metal bands Finntroll and Trollfest are based on Trolls, presented as a naturalist, alcohol-loving and viciously anti-Christian and anti-human race.



good stuuff, keep on

oblanda responds:

thanks bro im gonna keep workin thats fo shur

What the?

1/5 because this is retarded.
2/10 You used a Daft Punk loop. Wait a min, It sounds like Daft Punk anyway.

oblanda responds:

it is daft punk dem n***az


Well I actually knew it was a KittyKrew submission so I knew that there was going to be spam, random stuff and alot of kittens xD

As I read the description it seemed to be a serious one, but I was wrong...

oblanda responds:

its serious man, 3rd part coming soon!!!!


ur the guy that uses cats and mouths good:Pcontiu ur last flash!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

oblanda responds:

thanks bob mah nigguh

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Aug 30, 2008
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