Anthropomorphism In Coyote Steals Fire

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Anthropomorphism is also a key element in “Coyote Steals Fire” the same way it is in “How Stories Came to Earth. One way the story demonstrates anthropomorphism is Coyote’s ability to talk. Coyote uses his ability to talk to talk to one character in the story, Thunder. Coyote’s ability to talk is an ability regular coyotes do not have. Coyote talks to Thunder and says to him, “Let us play a game of dice” (Erdoes and Ortiz 45). Coyote wants to play a game to win fire from Thunder and bring it to earth. Coyote being able to play a game is another ability he has that regular coyote do not. Coyote uses his ability to play games so he can bring fire to earth if he wins. Coyote wants to play a game of dice because this gives Coyote an opportunity

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