“Good-bye, Uncle”. This is a quote taken from the trickster tale entitled “Coyote Steals Fire.” In this story the coyote got the fire but he cheated at the game too get but once he got it and everyone had some he never went to his uncle again. The Trickster tales “Master Cat” and “Coyote Steals Fire” has many similarities and differences between them. Between the two trickster tales of “Master Cat” and Coyote Steals Fire” they share many similarities. The first similarities between the stories is anthropomorphism which is when you give animals human characteristics they have this because they both can talk and plan.
Trickster tales “If you win, you can kill me. If I win, you have to give me fire.” Coyote says in “Coyote Steals Fire” when they were describing the rules of the game of dice. In this story Coyote is trying to steal fire from the Thunder god. When Coyote cheats in a game of dice the Thunder god tries to kill him. There are many similarities and differences between the trickster tales of “How Stories Came to Earth” and Coyote Steals Fire”.
Section #6 - Irony In the novel Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury uses situational and dramatic irony in relation to the character of the Dust Witch. Firstly, situational irony is evident when the author says “Will pulled his bow back, freighted with single destruction. The bow broke in two pieces”. (Bradbury151) He mentions this as Will is attempting to destroy the balloon in order to get rid of the Dust Witch for the night. Instead of Will shooting the arrow out, it broke in two pieces, not achieving the result he would have expected.
Trickster Tales “There was a time when people had no fire.” This is a quote taken from the trickster tale “Coyote Steals Fire.” There was a coyote that wanted fire from the god Thunder. Then Coyote tricks Thunder to get the fire. Finally coyote gives the fire to all of the small animals. The trickster tales “How Stories Came to Earth” and “Coyote Steals Fire” has a lot of similarities and differences. There are so many similarities in “Coyote Steals Fire” and “How Stories came to Earth.” Some of the main similarities in the folktales are that all of the stories used anthropomorphism.
In the gruesome short story “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allen Poe a nameless narrator tells his story of his drunken and moody life before he gets hung the next day. The intoxicated narrator kills his favorite cat, Pluto and his wife with an axe. Soon enough, the narrator gets caught and there he ends up, in jail. Although, most readers of “The Black Cat” have argued the narrators insanity, more evidence have shown that he is just a moody alcoholic with a lousy temper. In this gothic short story, some believe both of the killings are from the narrator’s insanity, but more evidence has proved differently.
One that will be talked about is that one must be cautious. In some of the books the younger growing character will be told to be patent or cautious when dealing with a problem. Now going to the idea how the problems in the books can relate to real life problems. One that is a popular one is Blaggut a rat that was a boatswain on the ship Pearl Queen (Brian Jacques, the bellmaker). Now the problem is he followed his captain a rat called Slipp, now Slipp was a bad creature that at the end of the book he killed one of the members in Redwall Abbey, Blaggut being more of a kinder creature even though he is a rat which are usually bad in the books, when faced with his captain killing someone he decided to not follow his captain but to kill his captain as revenge.
The Romans say that Proserpina was kidnapped by Pluto and that Pluto is forcing Proserpina to be his wife. A few months ago Proserpina the daughter of Ceres, goddess of grain, was kidnapped by Pluto, god of the underworld. Ceres is too sad to even grow plants on earth. People wonder if Zeus will step in and stop this. The Greeks say that Proserpina wanted to go to the underworld.
For the reason that, in the story after the car accident the cat clung to Bailey’s neck and he became violent and flung the cat to the tree. I felt as if this was a way of taking his anger and agression towards his grandmother because the cat reminded him of her. After the accident, this was the moment where the grandmother was faced with veracity and temptation. The Misfit in the story is like an evil fallen angel, a man who knows the gospel and dosen’t accepts it. Soon after the story gives a creepy explanation of the Misfit’s arrival by saying, “It was a big black battered hearse-like automobile...the driver looked down with a steady expressionless gaze to where they were sitting, and didn't speak.” Visualizing that event reminds me of death and funeral.
The Most Dangerous Game In the story “The Most Dangerous Game”by Richard Connell, Zaroff kills people instead of animals. Rainsford believes that the world consists only of predators and prey. Rainsford hears a gun-shot when he was on the ship and then he falls off and travels in the jungle, and soon finds a mansion. Zaroff kills human beings instead of animals and the game Zaroff is trying to Rainsford. I have played the fox, now i must play the cat of the fable”(connell pg.
First of all, George sacrifices his life to run away with Lennie: “ ‘Well, that girl rabbits in an’ tells the law she been raped. The guys in Weed start a party out to lynch Lennie.’ ” (Steinbeck 42). George did not need to leave Weed. George could have just left Lenie or turned him into the police, but instead he left his life to run away with Lennie. Another reason is, George sacrifices his future for Lennie: “ ‘ An’ that night we scrammed outta there.’ ” (Steinbeck 42) .If George stayed back in Weed, he would still have his life.