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 [37. Anansi in Monkey Country.]


37. Anansi in Monkey Country.

Mrs. W. E . Wilson (Wona) thinks that the second version of the story, told by Jekyll, 70-72, is not a true negro form, because of the great respect in which Jamaica negroes hold the rites of the established church.

Compare Cronise and Ward, 133-145; Fortier, 24-27.

As a device for getting victims cooked and eaten, the story is related to numbers 16 and 38 in this collection.

Next: Note 38. Curing the Sick.