Monday, August 01, 2016

C164. Baer (p. 150). Brer Rabbit Treats the Creeturs to a Race

This is Chase164.

AT0298 Contest of Wind and Sun (loose connection only)
L351 + Contest: race between rain and dust; rain wins

Baer notes that Rainmaker, Rain, and Whirlwind occur in a North American Indian folktale (Kroeber: Papago Indians)


I really expected that this story would have some kind of African analogue; it surprises me that Baer did not find one.

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