The Trickter In How Stories Came To Earth By Kwaku Anansi

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The helpfulness of the trickster is sharing their knowledge and resources with others. The helpfulness of the trickster is identified in all Trickster Tales. For example, in “How Stories Came to Earth”, the trickster, Kwaku Anansi completed all the tasks to obtain the stories from sky-god. He then proceeded to transport the stories back to Earth. “And so, child, stories came to Earth because of the great cunning of Kwaku Anansi, and his wife, Aso. When Anansi brought the wooden box of stories home, he and his wife eagerly learned each one of them.” This shows that Anansi is dedicated to grasping the stories and their morals. Next, in “Coyote Steals Fire” the trickster, Coyote, helps others by swipe the fire rock from the fearful Thunder. People did not have fire, and consequently, they could not…show more content…
When he projected the fire rock towards Coyote, it smashed into the ground and ruptured into pieces. This allowed for all the animals to seize a fragment fire. “Every animal took a little piece of the fire and put it under its armpit or under its wing, and they hurried all over the world, bringing fire to every tribe on earth.” This quote displays that due to the brave actions of Coyote, all the tribes on Earth now had fire. Lastly, in “Master Cat” the trickster, Puss and Boots aids Marquis de Carabas throughout the entirety of the story. He was able to get the King's daughter to fall in love with him and acquire the King’s permission to wed her. As cited in the text, “The King was charmed by the many qualities of the Marquis de Carabas, as was his daughter, who remained head over heels in love with him. Realizing how much wealth he possessed, the king said to him, ‘It’s up to you whether or not you want to become my son-in-law or not.’” This quote exhibits that the King allowed his daughter to marry Marquis de Carabas because of his wealth. Without the cat’s help, Marquis would not have appeared as wealthy, and would not have the opportunity to marry the King's

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