The origins of children’s fears
Little children are often characterized by fear and fear. Those same childhood fears with monsters, which are so frightened kids. These characters came to us from fairy tales and folklore. Fairy-tale heroes are Barmaly, Koshchei Immortal and Baba Yaga, known to all children. Created by the fruit of human fantasy back in those days when people believed in the supernatural, in unusual phenomena and in the fact that there is an evil force (such as witches, devils, demons, devils) was alive. The embodiment of all the secret forces of nature, Baba-Yaga became all inexplicable. As the prototype of ancestors on the maternal line, its cult is inextricably linked with the cult of nature. According to Anikin VP, who achieved certain successes in the study of fairy tales, this explains the special power of the old woman over living nature and the fact that she can easily turn into any beast or bird. However, its main occupation is to steal disobedient children, take them to their hut on chicken legs and burn in the oven, while laughing maliciously.
Koschei Immortal – the character is no better than Baba. He is cunning and cruel, a real destroyer, in which there is nothing human. All his thoughts are constantly devoted to how to cause people more grief, make them disgusting, bring them misfortune. Koschey is a prototype of distant ancestors in the male line, a sort of patriarchal ruler of women’s hearts, stern and unbending. Along with Baba Yaga, he can have many different forms, in order to deceive people and attack a person when he does not expect this. These two characters are angry and cruel and openly scoff at such good human feelings as kindness, love and tenderness.