The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus Topics for Discussion

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Why was story telling such a popular thing on plantations? Who, besides Uncle Remus, tells stories?

Some of the stories explain facts of life, such as why animals are how they are. List three of these. Are they acceptable folklore explanations? Why or why not?

Describe the relationship between Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox. Between Brer Rabbit and the rest of his neighbors. How is it that Brer Rabbit is sometimes friends with his neighbors and sometimes at odds?

Compare the rabbits in the stories to people. What are the similarities? The differences? What particular difference bothers the second little boy?

Describe three stories that end with a moral. Are these stories that could be useful as moral stories today? Why or why not?

Who was Miss Sally? Describe her relationship with Uncle Remus. Do you believe this to be typical? Believable? Why or...

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