Favorite Folktales from Around the World - Study Guide The Getting of Wisdom Summary & Analysis

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Truth and Falsehood comes from Greece. Truth is looking ragged and has not eaten in days since there are so few that know him any longer. Falsehood eats well and offers to help Truth out if he comes with him. Truth agrees and they go to a hotel where Falsehood accuses a boy working there of robing him. The boy has his ears boxed and cries out for Truth. Truth from then on refuses to have anything to do with Falsehood even if he starves to death.

Getting Common Sense originates in Jamaica. Anansi wants to gather up all the common sense in the world and charge people for advising them. He gathers it all but has trouble climbing up the tree where he intends to hide the box. He drops it and all the common sense is scattered all over...

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