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

8: "Painting" on the Haycock

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The bear (wolf) wants to be painted like the birds. The fox persuades him to lie on a haycock and sets fire to it.


8A. False Beauty-doctor

The trickster pretends to make the dupe beautiful. Injures him.

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