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Unformatted text preview: Hannan Merritt Discussion Notes 11/13/07 Emelya the Simpleton has an example of a magical animal agent when, The pike said to him with the voice of a man: Simpleton, do not eat me; put me back into the water, and you will be happy (47). The idea of the three brothers two of the being wise and the last being a fool is a common theme in the fairy tales that we read for today. This theme occurs in, The Dead Body, Emelya the Simpleton, Salt, If You Dont Like It, Dont Listen In the stories we read for todays class the theme of greed was very common. This occurred in The Mayoress, Salt, and The Wise Maiden and the Seven Robbers. The Mayoress and Husband and Wife has a strong theme of sexism. (his wife was a bad one and he wanted to teach her a lesson) (141). The straw heard and wriggled; the rope one and he wanted to teach her a lesson) (141)....
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course RUS FSEM taught by Professor Galloway during the Fall '08 term at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
- Fall '08