Essays Tagged: "Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear"

Tricksters in Literature and Life

something else. Uncle Remus's Brer Rabbit is famous for his quick thinking and wit. He tricked Brer Fox into giving him a ride to a birthday party by pretending to be sick. When Fox believed he persua ... en Fox believed he persuaded Rabbit to go, Rabbit requested horse riding material to be put on Brer Fox. While Fox was retrieving all the materials, Brer Rabbit put on spurs. When Rabbit spurred Fox, ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Paling Around With Tricksters

ncient mythology and folklore. In West Africa, the trickster, rabbit, is the ancestor of brother or br'er rabbit and arguably, Bugs Bunny. Rabbit's keen wit saves him from being bested by his adversar ... limited basis."The Big Turtle's War Party" is a peculiar story indeed. It seems reminiscent of the Br'er Rabbit tale about about the briar patch. Just as Br'er Rabbit conned Br'er Fox into throwing h ...

(11 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology