Monday, June 13, 2016

C067. Baer (p. 81). Why the Guinea-Fowls are Speckled

This is Chase067.

Motifs A2411.2.6.6. color of guinea-fowl
B0469.6 helpful guinea-fowl
K0621 blinding the guard
In Arewa, hare blinds lion with ashes; compare "blinding the guard" K0621

Baer concludes "on the basis of the characters and motifs, this is probably an African tale."

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