Summary Of Coyote Steals Fire

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“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. They both have a goal Coyote goal is to get fire and spread it around the world and Master Cat goal was to get wealthy and high class. The two trickster made their goal…show more content…
This differences is about society coyote helps society by getting fire once they got fire it spreaded around the world so it wouldn't be such a dark cold place. Master Cat didn't help society he was selfish because he was the only one that got what he wanted which was to be wealthy and high power he. Its also different because Master Cat threatened and killed an ogre to get what he wanted and coyote had to cheat he flip teeth and took stick to win and that’s different because one harmful and one harmless. In the two stories the women are treated different in “Coyote Steals Fire” the women are under power then the men they are less important and in “Master Cat” they are trophies and prizes you have to have what it takes to have a women they are more powered. The two stories are different bc “Coyote Steals Fire” is a Folktale which is told by people and “Master Cat” is a Fairy tale which is written on paper. There are examples of both similarities and differences in trickster tales “Master Cat” and “Coyote Steals Fire”. Imagine if animals could talk would the world be better place and
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