Indian Folklore, Volume 2 by DP Pattanayak, Peter J Claus, Jawaharlal Handoo

By DP Pattanayak, Peter J Claus, Jawaharlal Handoo

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In some, the weaker member of the confederation is made a fool. In tale type 1692, The Stupid Thief, one of a band of robbers is sent into a house while the others wait outside. But there he is unable to grasp directions accurately (his confederates knew he was slow-witted), and ends up being caught. A major component of this and similar tale types such as 1693, The Literal Fool, and 978, Youth in the Land of Cheaters, is that the person taken advantage of fails to see behind superficial words or actions.

The lesser partner in this crime hides near the grave while the more assertive one goes to talk with the relatives. He tells them that the dead man has left a major debt. Later, when relatives come to the grave to ask the advice of the dead man's spirit, a confederate calls out from hiding that the debt must be paid. The more aggressive partner then absconds with the payment and his hidden confederate loses out. This same theme also surfaces in many animal stories. Subordination for the weak, and a relative advantage enjoyed by the strong is also exemplified by various Indian examples catalogued as J420 through J429 in the Thompson motif index.

This philosophy is also reminiscent of the Hindu emphasis on pacifism and self-restraint. Frame Four Frame four differs from three by taking the egocentric interests of one protagonist as its main reference point. Now personal interests are to be pursued no matter what outside-Thompson index (413, 467, 516B, and 856) use this frame. The key focus for all of them is a man who after one (or several) exotic women. All together 51 stories Are listed under these four tale types. In about half of the cases the protagonist first obtains some sort of magical object.

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