There are many theories surrounding the disappearance of the Incas that lived in Machu Picchu. One being that the Incas were “virtually wiped out by Spanish invaders in the 16th century” (Lockhart). Likewise, the Spanish took what they wanted and no one could stop them (Meinking). The Inca tribe also worshiped the sun gods. Not to mention that sun god worshipers are virgins, which means zero birth rate (Schreiber).
The Trickster Tale Trickster and the Talking Bulb is a Native American folklore. Native Americans would tell these tales orally to the children in their tribe. The trickster tales weren’t read from a book, they were told by and brought down from generation to generation. This particular tale is from The Winnebago Trickster Cycle. According to the passage on page 35 of the Norton Anthropology American Literature Beginnings to 1865, Winnebago is a term that comes from Algonquian people.
Susurros de Mi arrabal is literarily a fiction/generational history fiction story book written with the purpose to entertain, educate future generations and probably help Puertorricans enjoy a little bit of their own cultural traits, language, ethnic, folklore, music, perhaps food and most important of all, their Love and their life. Every country has changes and challenges related to their generation, the economy, politics etc. ; as well as ethnical traits, their idiosyncrasy, their religious beliefs, food and most important of all Puerto Rico has a very powerful and strong spirit. This spirit has kept us growing, educated, in faith and kind throughout the years. The Puerto Rico presented in this short story is a one of its class.
Another instance , when Kambili’s adversities elicited talents she never knew she had is when papa died. When Papa came to Nsskua to get Jaja and Kambili , she could tell he was sick and noticed the hives growing on his face. When they returned home Kambili thought Papa was getting a little better , but he still was not himself. When Jaja and Kambili went back to Nsskua , Mama called and said Papa is dead. Mama explained that they did an autopsy and found poison in his system.
He is also called “Cayote”, for, “there is in this boy’s face that ancient wisdom one finds in the face of a coyote” (45). In the beginning of the story, his soon to be guardian finds him in a clearing, and when he looks at him closely, he sees animal, almost creature-like teeth in his mouth. When Tularecito’s school teacher tells his father about his son’s behavior in school and his violent reactions to situations in which he feels targeted, Tularecito’s father beats him in front of his teacher and Tularecito seems indomitable, not affected by his father’s beatings at all. “Why, he’s an animal,” she cried, “It was just like whipping a dog”
Same had happened in December 2012 during Egypt Air flight to Kuwait. Apart from joke, a 48 years old man from Jordan was smuggling an Egyptian serpent onto the plane. According to sources, flight had to make an emergency landing when a panicky situation was created after the cobra bitten his own owner. The suspect refused to take medical treatment as according to him that the wound is superficial, however it is known that the Egyptian cobras are one of the most deadly reptiles and their single bite can take down an elephant and kill humans within minutes but here it only caused an emergency landing. 8.
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE Kaloula pulchra (Banded bullfrog) Fig. 1. Banded Bullfrog (Dokmai Garden, 2010) According to the U.S Geological Survey on Non-indigenous Aquatic Species Database 2016, Kaloula pulchra is commonly and locally known as the banded bullfrog, chubby frog and Asian painted frog. It is generally described as a small burrowing frog, with a squat round body, possesses a small head and short snout. It possesses a body length that ranges in size from 54-70 mm for males, and 57-75 mm for females.
In the night, the "shaman", the leader of the maloca welcomed us, and took us on a short walk to show us some night animals of the jungle, like spiders, snakes, and sloths; I do not have enough words to describe the Amazonian jungle, that was a feeling that makes people shudder, if we were separated for a minute we were alone in such an exorbitantly large place full of animals, insects, snakes, and other scary creatures. It was so scary just to think about it. We arrived from our walk and the community in the maloca had prepared a huge bonfire for us, and a dinner, rice, fish, and bananas; food that would accompany us during the entire trip. Finally we rested, and I was exhausted, but it was a difficult night, because I had never slept in a hammock, and it was somewhat uncomfortable. The next day, as I mentioned before we ate the same thing from the previous day, I am not complaining, because gave their food to us.
Larger animals could not yet be seen for it was still mid-day and even deer and larger game all rested in deep shade or in and near water-holes and streams. As they were about midway to their destination,they had to walk across a small culvert which was a stone-bridge built over a small stream besides which was a small clump of bamboo-trees. Purushotham cautioned to them to tread carefully and silently for a pair of King-Cobra snakes habited that grove and had many a time chased away persons during their mating and egg-incubating seasons. He further explained to them that King Cobras were the only species of snakes that built nests to facilitate incubation of their eggs. Even though no snake chased them they could hear the hiss of an angry snake which sounded more like an angry growl that warned them of the presence of the reptile,so they quietly but rapidly walked