Tuesday, May 31, 2016

C047. Baer (p. 69). Brother Fox, Brother Rabbit and King Deer's Daughter

This is Chase047.

Types (none)
Motifs K1066 Dupe induced to incriminate himself. Taught incriminating song or persuaded to wear incriminating clothes.
See Klipple for Venda tale in which "Sankhambi teaches baboons an imcriminating song which makes lioness believe they have eaten her children."

Baer concludes: "All present evidence points to an African origin for this tale."

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