The way in which Sisyphus cheated Death is not unique in folktales.
Several sources of folktales and classic ghost stories are easily accessible.
The linguistic and literary reforms which Dossitey Obradovich and Vuk Stefanovich Karajich carried out in Servia about the close of this period helped to stimulate among the Croats a new interest in their national history, their traditions, folk-songs and folktales.
Muhawi, I., " On translating Palestinian folktales: Comparative stylistics and the semiotics of genre ".
For example, many episodes include references to Latin American folktales and mythology.