Weegy: They usually teach a moral lesson. Interestingly enough, they can also be based on actual events. Paul Bunyan is one of those folk-tale characters that was actually real. User: The characters in folktales are usually archetypes, or
A. characters who teach the reader a lesson.
B. representations of characters in an author's life.
C. people who are based on the characters in historical events.
D. recurring character types that ... (More)