the people could flyWhat is the genre of the story? What was the authors tone? What is the conflict of the story? Is the conflict internal or external?

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The story is a folk tales, or fable. A folk tale is a story passes down through generations, usually orally. This one is an African-American folk tale. It was originally told orally or in song by American slaves. The tone is generally uplifting and the conflict is mostly external, involving escape from slavery. There is an element of magic.

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