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Trickster Tale In The Great Spirit Names The Animal People

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Trickster tales have been a part of literature since the time of The Bible. The majority of trickster tales involve animals to relate the moral or realization to life. In “The Great Spirit Names the Animal People” the tale unsuccessfully points out how to be thankful for what one wishes: the value of life. To begin with, the author uses diction to point out how the Coyote does not value his life, he uses the word “imitator” to show how the Coyote has lack of respect for the rest of the animals. The author also used the word “degraded.” By the author using the word degraded, it explains to the audience that the animals did not respect the coyote because of the disrespect the Coyote gave to the people. Moreover, the author also uses syntax,
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