In "Coyote Steals Fire" coyote cheats at dice while alternatively Master Cat kills to get what he wants. Coyote is interested in giving fire to all animals while thunder wants to keep it all for himself. Master Cat wants to take money and land for himself and the Marquis. Lastly "Coyote Steals Fire" was told orally and was passed down through generations while "Master Cat" was written down and part of the mother goose tales. There are differences and similarities between "Coyote Steals Fire" and "Master Cat" Imagine if the king found out the Marquis was poor.
The first being the way in which women are portrayed. In “How Stories Came to Earth” women are seen as equal to men while in “Coyote Steals Fire” women are seen as less than men. In “How Stories Came to Earth” Anansi is reliant upon his wife for ways to capture the animals which shows it wasn’t a big deal for men to ask their wives for advice. In “Coyote Steals Fire” it can be inferred that women are less than men because when Coyote and Thunder-god are playing the game the dice have teeth carved in them and if the male tooth comes up it counted as two points, but when female teeth came up they only counted as one point. The second difference is the attitude of the gods when they are defeated.
He is asking several species to help one another to complete one specific task. This favor that Coyote is asking for relates more to how humans behavior with each other and not that of animals. Lastly, Thunder, a god like character demonstrates his emotions after he has realized Coyote has won the game of dice. The specific emotion that Thunder shows is confusion because he does not understand how Coyote won the game and he did not. It is clear that Thunder is confused because the tale states, “Thunder was completely confused”(Erdoes and Ortiz 44).
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).
Trickster Tales “Fool, I am taking you to pay for the sky-god’s stories.” Anansi the spider said this quote in the trickster tale “How Stories Came to Earth”. Trickster Tales are stories about a trickster who tries to outwit people, gods, or animals into getting something they want. In “How Stories Came to Earth” a spider named Anansi wants the stories to learn and share, but sky-god has a challenge for Anansi. He must capture a python, leopard a hornet and a fairy. After reading “How Stories Came to Earth” and “Coyote Steals Fire” it was obvious there are many similarities and differences between the two tales.
“Where is he so that i can kill him” this is said by thunder when he wants to kill coyote for cheating in coyote steals fire.In the story coyote gambles his life for fire with the thunder god,the coyote cheated during the entire game and that angered thunder. In response to this thunder threw fire at coyote, but it was a fake coyote. After reading coyote steal fire and how stories came to earth it was obvious,how similar they were but yet they were so different at the same time. The two trickster tales,coyote steal fire and how stories came to earth are so similar. The trickster Anansi and Coyote are extreme smart and cunning otherwise they wouldn 't have been successful in their plans.
One theme in The Outsiders is “friendship” this is shown all throughout the book and movie . One example of this theme is when Johnny killed Bob, who was a socs, to defend his friends. This occurs a lot with Johnny, who had very poor home life, for him it was all he had was friends. Another example was when Ponyboy ran away with Johnny to help him get away so he wouldn't be caught. This is a big deal because if Ponyboy is scene with Johnny then he will be accused too.
Throughout the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” written by Harper Lee, the readers can see how Scout changes her view about Boo Radley. Because of their nosiness, Jem, Scout, and Dill try to drag Boo out his house and to the outside world. Their innocent actions combined with Boo’s actions changed the image of Boo, in their minds, from “a malevolent phantom” (10), a person who kills cats and eats squirrels to a neighbor they can trust, who saves them from Bob Ewell. Scout says at the end, “Boo was our neighbor” (373). The readers can see a great change in their relationship.
One character is deceptive, cruel, rude and intrudes, the other does mainly unintentional and sudden things that are in favor of the people and harm their enemies. Other destiny page 238 Trickster is spread in many cultures but his mythological image is changing. In Africa, for instance, it is a spider, in India it is a monkey, Scandinavian trickster is depicted as the Loki god, and in America is portrayed as a coyote. His role is to bring chaos to the established order, to break the rules and cross
In this case of Lord of the Flies, these influences have opened the door to evil: “Roger led the way straight through the castles, kicking them over, burying the flowers, scattering the chosen stones. Maurice followed, laughing, and added to the destruction” (Golding 62). In this scene of the novel, Roger and Maurice still had their identity, but part of them were lost because they followed Jack and looked up to him, but seeing what Jack have done to people some of his evil rubbed off onto Roger and Maurice. Later on in the novel, Jack basically
Anansi and Aso, Coyote, and Master Cat use cunning to get what they desire within each of their trickster tales. That is what they do; they are tricksters and they certainly play the part. Anansi and Aso help their community and the world because they worked as a team. They serve as an explanation as to why stories came to Earth and why spiders spin their webs. Coyote acted alone in his story of cheating a bully to help the animals and people in his tribal world.
“That was where the pain came from. That where all the hurt came from, but he will kill them all, he would-” (Stephen King Dust Jacket.) Cujo is a novel about a dog that contracts rabies from a bat-which causes him to massacre innocent people. Cujo makes a statement about people or the world because of how real the situation actually is, when it comes to pets, broken cars, and relationships. The story is about the Trenton family, Vic, Donna, and their six year old son Tad, who go to get their car repaired.
One thing Brer Rabbit and Bugs Bunny have in common is that they are both tricksters. Tricksters are characters who use their cleverness, arrogance, superiority, and vanity to outsmart their enemies. Joel Chandler Harris, a famous American short-story writer and humorist, born in Eatonton, Georgia (1848-1908), interpreted animals in his stories as tricksters. Harris became a newspaper apprentice and gained his firsthand knowledge of Negro slaves and their stories (Harris 22). As an adult, Harris’ stories of Uncle Remus brought him to fame.
Then all the guys went looking for Lennie. George lied and said he went South. In chapter 6, Lennie had two hallucinations; about his Aunt Clara was scolding him about how he treats George and the Rabbit said if Lennie was to have rabbits they would die. Next, George found Lennie in the brush by the river so he went over and talked to Lennie about the dream to distract him. Then he killed Lennie by shooting him in between the neck and the spine so he would not be
In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, there are many valuable lessons to learn about making assumptions. Assumptions occur many times throughout this book from many different people. Assumptions are claims made about something or someone that have no proof. One major assumption in this novel is about Arthur “Boo” Radley. Scout explains, “Jem gave a reasonable description of Boo: Boo was about six-and-a-half feet tall, judging from his tracks; he dined on raw squirrels and any cats he could catch, that’s why his hands were bloodstained—if you ate an animal raw, you could never wash the blood off.