Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

298: Wind and sun

      220-299 Other Animals and Objects

            1-299 ANIMAL TALES

Sun by warmth causes traveler to remove coat, while the wind by violent blowing causes him to pull it closer around him.

Variants

298A: The Frostgod and his Son

Two frosts agree to make the gentleman in his furcoat and the peasant shiver. The gentleman suffers much from the frost. The other frost creeps into the peasant's old fur coat. The peasant quickly takes it off and hews wood. The fur is frozen hard.…

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
298 Aesop / George Fyler Townsend 1867 Greece English The North Wind and the Sun

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