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

91: The Heart of a Monkey

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Monkey when caught for his heart (as remedy) makes his captor believe that he has left his heart home. Is released.


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Text titleATULanguageAuthorOriginPublication Date
The Monkey and the Jelly-fish91EnglishAndrew LangJapan1901
How the Jelly-Fish Lost Its Shell91EnglishWilliam Elliot GriffisJapan1887
Kisa cha punda wa dobi91SwahiliEdward SteereTanzania1870

External Examples

Monkey's Liver 91 Japanesse Internet Archive
Woodcutter without a Brain 91 Arab Internet Archive

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