The Palm-wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-wine Tapster in the Dead's Town - Pages 230-248 Summary & Analysis

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At the next town, the king gets everyone in town to help him clear his fields for planting but does not ask the tiniest creature in the forest. This tiny creature is offended, so he gets revenge by making all the spirits of the forest to cause all the weeds to grow up again each night, as though the field were never cleared. The drinkard figures this out and convinces the tiny creature to stop.

Traveling gets more dangerous. The drinkard and his wife encounter one fearsome creature after another, and most of the creatures want to eat them. Finally, they come to the worst town of all, Unreturnable-Heaven's Town. In Unreturnable-Heaven's Town, the people do everything backwards. This is a sort of gruesome climax to the story, with the most appalling descriptions of the people's behavior. The people tie up their guests and torture...

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