Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales

1003: Plowing

ATU > 1000-1199: TALES OF THE STUPID OGRE (GIANT, DEVIL) > 1000-1029: Labor Contract > 1003: Plowing


The man is told to come home when the dog does. He beats the dog so that it runs home. Then he destroys the horse and harness and goes home. [K1411]. (Cf. Type AT 0650 incident IVc).

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External Examples

Black Dog 1003 Chilean Internet Archive
Quick-Witted 1003 Armenian Internet Archive

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