Monday, August 01, 2016

C162. Baer (p. 150). Brer Rabbit's Frolic

This is Chase162.

K0816 dupe lured to supposed dance and killed

Thompson has Fjort story; "in the Afro-American version the dupes are threatened and dispersed rather than killed, but even among African versions of the same tale, the ending can be fatal or non-fatal."

conclusion: "This tale is probably derived from the African."

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