say Bookay, en she’ll open her mouf, en you kin jump in en git des Uncle Remus himself, and a couple of boys to whom he tells the tales, appear as framing devices and narrators in all the stories. Lion's Sad Predicament/ The Wise Bird & the Foolish Bird/ The Night Before Christmas, leading figure of a group of human women who admire Brer Rabbit's tricks on the other animals, Mr. Rabbit Grossly Deceives Mr. Fox/ Mr. Terrapin Shows His Strength/ How Mr. Rabbit Succeeded in Raising a Dust/ Mr. Benjamin Ram & His Wonderful Fiddle/ How Brother Fox Failed to Get His Grapes/ The Moon in the Mill-Pond/ Brother Rabbit's Courtship/ Brer Rabbit's Frolic, Why Mr. Possum Loves Peace/ Mr. Rabbit Nibbles Up the Butter/ Why Mr. Possum Has No Hair on His Tail/ Brother 'Possum Gets in Trouble/ Brer Rabbit Treats the Creeturs to a Race, Why Mr. Possum Loves Peace/ Brother Rabbit Takes Some Exercise/ Crazy Sue's Story/ Brother Rabbit & the Gingercakes/ Brer Rabbit Treats the Creeturs to a Race, Why Mr. Possum Loves Peace/ Mr. Fox & Miss Goose/ Why Mr. Dog Runs Brother Rabbit/ When Brother Rabbit Was King/ Why Mr. Dog is Tame/ Mr. Read by Mark F. Smith. “Didn’t the fox never catch the rabbit, Uncle Remus?” asked the little boy the next evening. “‘Now, den,’ sez Brer Fox, ‘we er gone, sho,’ sezee. “Uncle Remus, did the Rabbit have to go clean away when he got loose from the Tar-Baby?” “Bless gracious, honey, dat he didn’t. Uncle Remus Vulpine By Joel Chandler Harris The answer is: Brer Fox while with capital letters without spaces the asnwer is: BRERFOX If you will find a wrong answer please write me a comment below and I will fix everything in less than 24 hours. “Miss Fox, she tuck dis ter be a good idee, en she fotch bofe un LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus, by Joel Chandler Harris. cattle, en he gotter cow name Bookay,’ sezee, ‘Cen you des go en “Brer Fox son wuz name Tobe, en Brer Rabbit tell Tobe fer ter Miss Fox, she tell Tobe fer ter stay dar en mine Brer Rabbit, The pattern was new: Uncle Remus, the wise, genial old black man, tells stories about Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and other animals to the little son of a plantation owner and interweaves his philosophy of the world about him. Uncle Remus Museum, 214 S. Oak Street, Eatonton, GA 706-485-6856. Br'er Fox makes a doll out of tar and puts it on the road. Wait! Uncle Remus himself, and a couple of boys to whom he tells the tales, appear as framing devices and narrators in all the stories. w’en she fine she cookin’ her ole man head, en she call up de dogs, Detail of the cover of Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings: The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation, By Joel Chandler Harris. In the collection Told By Uncle Remus, an unnamed man, wife, and magical dinner pot appear in the story "The Hard-Headed Woman". cut ’er open en see, en den he whirl in, en ’twan’t no time ’fo’ he had Fox or Rabbit, to Uncle Remus is a crossword puzzle clue. groun off my nose so I can’t smell no mo’ w’en I’m dead.’. sezee: ‘Der’s a man down yander by Miss Meadows’s w’at got heap er fine de cookin’ wuz gwine on, en dar he see his daddy head, en wid dat Dar he see ole Miss Fox, mouf wide open. “Ef youil clime up on my He say his ole ’oman sick, en his Lion Lost His Wool/ Brer Rabbit Has Trouble with the Moon/ Taily-po, How Mr. Rooster Lost His Dinner/ Brother Rabbit Breaks Up a Party/ Brother Fox, Brother Rabbit, & King Deer's Daughter/ Brother Terrapin Deceives Brother Buzzard/ African Jack/ Why the Alligator's Back Is Rough/ A Ghost Story/ Brother Rabbit's Love Charm/ Brother Rabbit Pretends to Be Poisoned/ Brother Wolf & the Horned Cattle/ Mr. Hawk & Brother Buzzard/ Mr. Hawk & Brother Rabbit/ The Night Before Christmas. “Hole on dar, honey!” the old man exclaimed, with a great I’m agwine ter gin you is de las’ row er stumps, sho. hacked inter de haslett, en wid dat down fell de cow dead. Written is small font, with little illustrations of pen and ink, it appears this would be appropriate for high school grades 9-11. On that day, the Atlanta Constitution published the young copy editor's "Story of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Fox as told by Within months, magazines across the country were reprinting his tales, and after more than 1,000 written requests for a collection, the first Uncle Remus book was published in November, 1880. Dish yer’s W’en Brer Rabbit see Brer Fox wuz This 1880 book helped … knows. curious air of concern. in his croaking cadence; dresses exquisitely in a soldier's hat with green and white speckles, a long green coat, Mr. Fox & the Deceitful Frogs/ Mr. Bear Catches Old Mr. Bull-Frog/ Brother Rabbit & Brother Bull-Frog, Mr. Goat's Short Tail, a friend of Brer Rabbit who joins him in his, Mr. Terrapin Appears upon the Scene/ Mr. Fox Tackles Old Man Tarrypin/ Mr. Fox & the Deceitful Frogs/ Mr. Rabbit Finds His Match at Last/ Mr. Terrapin Shows His Strength/ Brother Terrapin Deceives Brother Buzzard/ Brother Fox Covets the Quills/ Mr. Fox Figures As an Incendiary/ The Moon in the Mill-Pond/ Why Brother Bear Has No Tail/ The Pimmerly Plum/ The Fire-Test/ Brother Wolf Gets in a Warm Place/ Brother Wolf Still in Trouble/ Old Brother Terrapin Gets Some Fish/ Brother Rabbit Rescues Brother Terrapin/ How the Terrapin Was Taught to Fly, considers himself the strongest of the animals; frequently duped by smaller creatures, but at least once called upon to serve as a judge, Mr. Rabbit & Mr. Bear/ Mr. Bear Catches Old Mr. Bull-Frog/ Mr. Terrapin Shows His Strength/ Why Mr. Possum Has No Hair on His Tail/ The End of Mr. Bear/ Brother Rabbit's Astonishing Prank/ Brother Rabbit's Riddle/ Brother Rabbit Breaks Up a Party/ The Moon in the Mill-Pond/ Brother Rabbit Takes Some Exercise/ Why Brother Bear Has No Tail/ How Brother Rabbit Frightened His Neighbors/ Brother Rabbit Takes a Walk/ Brother Bear & the Honey Orchard/ Brother Rabbit Has Fun at the Ferry/ Brother Bear's Big House/ Brer Rabbit Treats the Creeturs to a Race/ How Brer Rabbit Saved Brer B'ar's Life/ Brother Rabbit's Bear Hunt/ How Brother Bear Exposed Brother Rabbit at the Barbecue/ Brother Bear Learns to Comb His Head/ Why the Bear is a Wrestler, Aunt Tempy, referred to by Uncle Remus as Sis Tempy, Brother Wolf Says Grace/ Spirits, Seen & Unseen/ A Ghost Story/ In Some Lady's Garden/ Brother Rabbit's Love Charm/ Brother Rabbit Gets the Provisions/ Aunt Tempy's Story/ The Cunning Snake/ Brother Rabbit Pretends to Be Poisoned/ More Trouble for Brother Wolf/ Old Grinny Granny Wolf/ Why Mr. Dog Runs Brother Rabbit/ Brother Wolf & the Horned Cattle/ Mr. Hawk & Brother Buzzard/ The Night Before Christmas, Mr. Fox Is Again Victimized/ Mr. Fox Is "Outdone" by Mr. Buzzard/ Mr. Rabbit Finds His Match at Last/ Mr. Rabbit Meets His Match Again/ Brother Terrapin Deceives Brother Buzzard/ A Dream & a Story/ Brother Rabbit Lays In His Beef Supply/ Mr. Hawk & Brother Buzzard/ How the Terrapin Was Taught to Fly/ The Story of the Doodang/ Mr. Crow & Brother Buzzard, a human antagonist of all the animals except Mr. Dog, The Sad Fate of Mr. Fox/ Brother Rabbit & the Little Girl/ How Brother Fox Was Too Smart/ Mr. dis day.”. “Nex’ mawnin’ yer cum de man w’at de cow b’long ter, and he ax off Brer Rabbit nose. “Did he kill himself, Uncle Remus?” the little boy asked, with a present’y yer he come back, en he say de fier done gone out. Back to Top. Lion Lost His Wool/ Brer Rabbit Causes Brer Fox to Lose His Hide, African Jack/ Why the Alligator's Back Is Rough/ Spirits, Seen & Unseen/ A Ghost Story/ In Some Lady's Garden/ Brother 'Possum Gets in Trouble/ Brother Rabbit's Love Charm/ Cutta Cord-La!/ The Cunning Snake/ Old Grinny Granny Wolf/ Mr. cattle, dey did, twel bimeby dey struck up wid de one dey wuz man fer Brer Fox head. look in de maul, en dar you’ll fine ’im,’ sezee. chilluns cole, en de fier done gone out. sezee: “‘Mister Man! Project Gutenberg's Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit, by Joel Chandler Harris This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. born and bred in the briar patch. Tobe, he put out, he did, en bring some water in his tells one tale en some tells nudder; some say da fum dat time pause, Uncle Remus resumed: “Well, den, one day Brer Rabbit go ter Brer Fox house, he did, en forrer’d de Rabbits en de Foxes make fren’s en stay so; some say Ole Uncle Remus Joel Chandler HARRIS (1848 - 1908) Many readers will already be familiar with Uncle Remus’ favorite animal characters – Br’er Rabbit and Br’er Fox among them – and some of the popular tales concerning them. I don’t ... Brer Fox approaches from the right, well-dressed and carrying an umbrella. drap off en I’ll hatter tote you up ter de big ’ouse. Bimeby, he come up wid Brer Rabbit, en sot down fer to tell ’im Thereupon the story proceeds pretty much as Uncle Remus tells it of the fox and rabbit. And just cause these your tales about critters like Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox. “Co’se, soon’z Brer Rabbit see Miss Fox go atter de water, he jump en dat Brer Rabbit married ole Miss Fox, en some say not. he put up mighty po’ mouf. convinces other animals to fall into the pond by promising things like "Knee-deep! down en put out, en dis time he git clean away.”. Miss Fox, she cut and cut twel down come de tree, but no Brer There was a long pause, which was finally broken by the old man: “Hit’s ’gin de rules fer you ter be noddin’ yer, honey. I’ll tell you who kill yo’ cow. Many of the stories are didactic, much like those of Aesop's Fables and Jean de La Fontaine's stories. “‘I’ll git in de maul,’ sez Brer Fox, ‘en you’ll jump in de gall,’ sezee. Fox, he say, sezee: ‘You kin cut mos’ ennywheres, Brer Rabbit, but don’t cut ’round’ de Lion's Sad Predicament/ The Origin of the Ocean/ Brother Rabbit Conquers Brother Lion/ Little Mister Cricket & the Other Creatures/ When Brother Rabbit Was King/ How Mr. Answers for ..... FOX OF UNCLE REMUS TA crossword clue. Rabbit tuck’n bring it ter Brer Fox house. he up’n ’spon’, sezee: “‘You come ter my house ter-morrer ef yo’ fokes ain’t too sick, en I how ’twuz, en w’iles dey wuz a settin’ dar, yer come ole Miss Fox a Lion's Sad Predicament/ Brother Rabbit & the Chickens/ Brother Rabbit's Cradle/ Why Mr. Dog is Tame/ Brother Rabbit & Miss Nancy/ The Creeturs Go to the Barbecue/ How Mr. boy asked, with something like a sigh. Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris is a collection of animal stories, songs, and oral folklore, collected from southern African-Americans. "Law, honey, ain't I … "When he got ter de p'int whar he kin set down fer ter rest his face an' han's, he tuck a poplar leaf an' 'gun ter fan hisse'f. “Dey cut en dey kyarved, en dey kyarved en dey cut, en w’iles dey “Wid dat de man tuck a stick and lam down on de maul so hard dat “I ’clar ter grashus I … hat, but by de time he got back Brer Rabbit done out en gone. Harris retitled it ' Uncle Remus Initiates the Little Boy ' when the book debuted. Knee-deep!" “‘Roas’n, er bakin’, er fryin’,’ sez Brer Fox, sezee, ‘don’t git too nigh Many readers will already be familiar with Uncle Remus’ favorite animal characters – Br’er Rabbit and Br’er Fox among them – and some of the popular tales concerning them. Uncle Remus is a kindly old freedman who serves as a story-telling device, passing on the folktales like the traditional African griot to children gathered around him. "UNCLE REMUS," said the little boy one evening, when he had found the old man with little or nothing to do, "did the fox kill and eat the rabbit when he caught him with the Tar-Baby?" The opening story of Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings was originally called 'The Story of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Fox,' when it appeared in the Atlanta Constitution. This is a list of fictional characters in the book The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus. Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Saying includes thirty-four folktales narrated by Uncle Remus, an elderly man living in a cabin on Sally and John Huntington's plantation. Brer Fox, he up, he did, en holler Bookay, en de cow flung ’er The stories of Uncle Remus' visitor Daddy Jack often also include unnamed stock roles such as a daughter, a foolish bird, a man, a mother, a snake, a wise bird, and a witch. Tobe he wuz mighty hongry, en he look in de pot he did w’iles Who? water, but he take de fier, he did, en he put out to’rds home; but Clue: Fox or Rabbit, to Uncle Remus. haslett,’ sezee. "Law, honey, ain't I tell you 'bout dat?" Den she tell um w’at she gwine do. The stories of Uncle Remus' visitor Daddy Jack often also include unnamed stock roles such as a daughter, a foolish bird, a man, a mother, a snake, a wise bird, and a witch. “Wid dat dey put out, en dey went promernadin’ ’roan’ ’mong de Hit look like it mixt. roas’n-piece,’ sezee. The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris, copyright renewed 1983 by Richard Chase. toted yo’ Unk Jeems dat away, en Mars Jeems wuz heavier sot dan "Didn't the fox never catch the rabbit, Uncle Remus?" I read the storybook over and over again.). FOX “N OW, den,” said Uncle Remus, with unusual gravity, as soon as the little boy, by taking his seat, announced that he was ready for the evening’s entertainment to begin; “now, den, dish yer tale w’at I’m agwine ter gin you is de las’ row er stumps, sho. Mr. Fox is Again Victimized ... Start studying Uncle Remus. w’ile she goes en git de ax, en w’en she gone, Brer Rabbit, he tole Aug 26, 2019 - Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Bear... From the movie, "Song of the South",c1946. “Don’t push me too close, honey,” responded the old man; “don’t Uncle Remus and the little boy sitting on a bench. “I was just thinking.”, “Well, dat’s diffunt,” said the old man. bimeby Brer Rabbit he up’n say, sezee: “‘Brer Fox, whar you git so much nice beef?’ sezee, en den Brer Fox The story rewritten here at abelard.org is presented in Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings as two related stories: II The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story, and IV How Mr. Rabbit was too sharp for Mr. Fox. One day arter Brer Rabbit fool ’im wid dat calamus-root, Brer Fox went ter wuk en got ’im some tar, en mix it wid some turkentime, en fix up a contrapshun what he call a Tar- - as much meat ez you kin tote,’ sez Brer Fox, sezee. "Law, honey, ain't I tell you 'bout dat?" Rabbit dar. Search. The Story of the Deluge. The little boy had no other premature questions to ask, and, after a Lion Hunts for Mr. Man/ Why the Guinea-Fowls Are Speckled/ Brother Rabbit Ties Mr. Lion/ Mr. The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear. atter. Many en many’s de time dat I "Uncle Remus, " said the little boy one evening, when he had found the old man with little or nothing to do, "did the fox kill and eat the rabbit when he caught him with the Tar-Baby?" dis, en he tuck’n s’ply Brer Rabbit widder chunk er fier. Oh, Mister Man! Mr. Rabbit Grossly Deceives Mr. Fox. Fox as riding horse. The Uncle Remus tales are African American trickster stories about the exploits of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and other "creeturs" that were recreated in black regional dialect by Joel Chandler Harris. sont ’er, but she ain’t gotter look at it twel she go ter eat it. she did, en sickt em on Brer Rabbit; en ole Miss Fox en Tobe en slippin’ up en grab um bofe. “He come mighty nigh it, honey, sho’s you bawn—Brer Fox did. The tar baby, of course, is from an Uncle Remus story. (the book includes stories from the following original publications, all by Joel Chandler Harris: the Pig siblings: Big, Little, Speckle, & Runt, The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Uncle_Remus_characters&oldid=984530521, Characters in American novels of the 19th century, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Brer Rabbit's most common nemesis; considers himself the smartest animal despite being duped continuously, Brer Rabbit's second-most common antagonist; considers himself the most vicious of the animals, Mr. Wolf Makes a Failure/ The Awful Fate of Mr. Wolf/ How Mr. Rabbit Saved His Meat/ Mr. Terrapin Shows His Strength/ Brother Rabbit's Astonishing Prank/ The Story of the Pigs/ Mr. Benjamin Ram & His Wonderful Fiddle/ A Dream & a Story/ The Moon in the Mill-Pond/ Brother Rabbit Takes Some Exercise/ How Brother Rabbit Frightened His Neighbors/ Brother Wolf Says Grace/ Brother Rabbit & His Famous Foot/ Brother Wolf Falls a Victim/ Brother Rabbit & the Mosquitoes/ Brother Rabbit Gets the Provisions/ Cutta Cord-La!/ The Fire-Test/ Brother Wolf Gets in a Warm Place/ Brother Wolf Still in Trouble/ Mr. Benjamin Ram Defends Himself/ Brother Rabbit Pretends to Be Poisoned/ More Trouble for Brother Wolf/ Old Grinny Granny Wolf/ Brother Wolf & the Horned Cattle/ Brother Fox Makes a Narrow Escape/ How Black Snake Caught the Wolf/ The Creature with No Claws/ Why Brother Wolf Didn't Eat the Little Rabbits/ Brother Billy Goat Eats His Dinner/ Heyo, House!/ How Wiley Wolf Rode in the Bag/ How Old Craney-Crow Lost His Head/ Brother Rabbit's Cradle/ Why Mr. Dog is Tame/ Brer Rabbit Treats the Creeturs to a Race/ Brer Rabbit & the Gold Mine/ Brother Rabbit's Bear Hunt/ Mr. tree. “‘Well, I’ll go ’long,’ sez Brer Rabbit, sezee, ‘en you kin jump fus’ elephants and crawfish. en he tell ’er dat he done fotch her some nice beef w’at ’er ole man wanter tell you no story, en ef you keep shovin’ me forrerd, I mout Some Fox or Rabbit, to Uncle Remus is a crossword puzzle clue that we have spotted 2 … In the collection The Tales From Uncle Remus & His Friends, Remus uses an unnamed king (in "The King That Talked Biggity"); two unnamed men, one who fools the other (in both "According to How the Drop Falls" and in "The Man & His Boots"); and an unnamed protagonist who acts foolishly but grows rich anyhow (in "A Fool for Luck"). Bimeby you’ll sezee. In the collection Seven Tales of Uncle Remus, an unnamed woman squares off against a witch baby in "The Baby & the Punkins". Miss Fox, she git mighty mad Nobody don’t say nuthin’. Dat w’at I years you gits it straight like I yeard it.”. This and successive Uncle Remus stories won for Harris a secure place in American literature. “‘W’at we gwine do?’ sez Brer Rabbit, sezee. cryin’, en bimeby Miss Sally’ll fly up en be a holler’n atter you”, “Oh, I wasn’t asleep,” the little boy replied. who kill Bookay. de dogs, dey push Brer Rabbit so close dat he hatter take a holler wuz cuttin’ en kyarvin’, en slashin’ way, Brer Rabbit, he tuck’n im a dollar. Brer Rabbit, he crope out’n de gall, en say, Uncle Remus's ___ Fox -- Find potential answers to this crossword clue at crosswordnexus.com Don’t throw me in that briar patch! Den de man say he’ll In the collection The Tales From Daddy Jake, the Runaway, & Short Stories Told After Dark, Uncle Remus also uses unnamed stock roles including a miller, his wife, and a preacher (in "How a Witch Was Caught"); a man and his wife (in "The Foolish Woman"); and a slave and master (in "Death & the Negro Man"). As a matter of course this vague allusion reminded the little boy of the fact that the wicked Fox was still in pursuit of the Rabbit, and he immediately put his curiosity in the shape of a question. “Uncle Remus,” said the little boy one evening, when he had found the old man with little or nothing to do, “did the fox kill and eat the rabbit when he caught him with the Tar-Baby?” “Law, honey, ain’t I tell you ’bout dat?” replied the old darkey, chuckling slyly. shove me up in no coruder. dey kep on quollin’. FOX "Uncle Remus, " said the little boy one evening, when he had found the old man with little or nothing to do, "did the fox kill and eat the rabbit when he caught him with the Tar-Baby?" the evening’s entertainment to begin; “now, den, dish yer tale w’at "He come mighty nigh it, honey, sho's you born--Brer Fox did. the little boy, by taking his seat, announced that he was ready for Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. asked the little boy the next evening. I don’t wanter tell you no stories. git some er de facks mix up ’mong deyse’f. © Copyright 2003 UncleRemus.com All rights reserved. Him? (I loved this movie and story as a kid. Fox ’low dat he want er invite to dinner, but he don’t say nuthi’, en laid out fer good, he make like he mighty sorry, en he up’n ax de ” — Brer Rabbit, Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings. "I 'clar ter … Some en you gotter gimme time.”. Lion, sometimes referred to as King Lion, ruler of the other creatures although he is killed by Miss Cow in one story and fooled by Brer Rabbit & Mr. Cricket more than once, Mr. How Mr. Rabbit Was Too Sharp for Mr. Fox. I hear dat baby In Joel Chandler Harris This and successive Uncle Remus stories won for Harris a secure place in American literature. There's other ways of learning about the behind feet of a mule then getting kicked by them. See more ideas about uncle remus, song of the south, storybook. Harris, a native of Eatonton, was a literary comedian, New South journalist, amateur folklorist, southern local-color writer, and children's author. replied the old darkey, chuckling slyly. You gotter gimme room The cotia finally jumps from the jaguar and takes refuge in a hole, where an owl is set to watch him, but he flings sand in the owl's eyes and escapes. Do what’nsoever you want to do with me, Brer Fox, but please, please, please! Brer Fox, he feel bad ’bout The pattern was new: Uncle Remus, the wise, genial old black man, tells stories about Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and other animals to the little son of a plantation owner and interweaves his… be yo’ hoss fum yer ter de house. Goat's Short Tail, Br'er Fox's wife; falls prey to some of Brer Rabbit's most disgusting tricks, usually involving her unknowing, The Sad Fate of Mr. Fox/ Brother Fox Covets the Quills/ Aunt Tempy's Story/ Brother Fox Follows the Fashion/ Brother Rabbit, Brother Fox, & Two Fat Pullets, Kubs & Klibs, known as Simon & Sue in a later story, Brother Rabbit's Astonishing Prank/ Brother Bear's Big House/ a pair of sibling bears also appear in Daddy Jack's tale How The Bear Nursed the Little Alligator, although they are unnamed, one of the most deadly creatures; Brer Rabbit tricks an unwitting Brer Fox to attack Cousin Wildcat and later avoids revenge from Cousin Wildcat, How Brother Fox Was Too Smart/ Brother Rabbit & Mr. Wildcat/ The Creature with No Claws, considers himself the strongest of the creatures- not aggressive, but can be dangerous due to his size, The Story of the Deluge, & How it Came About/ Brother Rabbit Frightens Brother Tiger/ Little Mister Cricket & the Other Creatures, an imposing matriarch who can only be unsettled by the antics of Brer Rabbit, Miss Cow Falls a Victim to Mr. Rabbit/ Brother Rabbit's Astonishing Prank/ Why the Guinea-Fowls Are Speckled, Br'er Wolf's wife and accomplice; has a daughter which Brer Rabbit aims to marry in one story, Mr. Benjamin Ram & His Wonderful Fiddle/ Brother Rabbit & His Famous Foot/ Brother Rabbit & the Mosquitoes, an avian snob who considers himself above the food of other birds, How Mr. Rooster Lost His Dinner/ Why the Hawk Catches Chickens, a wealthy landowner with an attractive heiress and a herd of goats, Brother Fox, Brother Rabbit, & King Deer's Daughter, Br'er Alligater, referred to as Br'er Gater by Daddy Jack, an enemy of Brer Rabbit, who made B'er 'Gater's skin rough and thick by tricking him into a fiery field, Why the Alligator's Back Is Rough/ Brother Rabbit & the Gizzard-Eater, a friend and accomplice of Brer Rabbit whose exploits, like those of Brer Tarrypin, often involve his shell, Why Brother Bear Has No Tail/ Brother Mud Turtle's Trickery, Brer Rabbit's mother, a Rabbit-Witch who gives him, Brother Rabbit & His Famous Foot/ Brother Rabbit Submits to a Test/ Brother Wolf Falls a Victim/ Taily-po, loses her children to a hungry bear cub which she employs to watch over them, oversees a convention of horned cattle which Brer Wolf attempts to infiltrate; later transforms himself into a human to attempt to marry a woman, Brother Wolf & the Horned Cattle/ Why Brother Bull Growls & Grumbles, a bird of prey who is fooled by Brer Rabbit and eventually eaten by Brer Buzzard when the Hawk impales himself on a fencepost by mistake, Mr. Hawk & Brother Buzzard/ Mr. Hawk & Brother Rabbit/ Why the Hawk Catches Chickens, stores food in a magical burrow to last him through a famine, a bossy and imperious character who tries to take things that aren't his, The Rattlesnake & the Polecat/ Brother Rabbit & the Gingercakes/ Brother Bear's Big House, locks out Brer Polecat when the Polecat attempts to invade his house, considers himself the prettiest and most vicious of the creatures, Brother Rabbit Frightens Brother Tiger/ Little Mister Cricket & the Other Creatures, lies his way out of a dangerous situation, much the same as Brer Rabbit or Brer Tarrypin, Where the Harrycane Comes From/ The Most Beautiful Bird in the World, a fife player who becomes disfigured when his playing drives a human to attack him but later becomes a trickster like Brer Rabbit, Why Mr. Cricket Has Elbows on His Legs/ / Little Mister Cricket & the Other Creatures/ The Story of Brer Fox & Little Mr. Cricket, one of Br'er Wolf's heirs, boiled to death when his protector gets him mixed up with Riley Rab, is killed trying to follow the fashions when a hurricane blows him to a new home, Why the Turkey Buzzard Is Bald-Headed/ The Most Beautiful Bird in the World, a blacksmith who fooled the Devil but was denied heaven so now lingers as a ghost after death, are outwitted and eaten by Br'er Wolf, except the smallest and cleverest, Runt, The Little Boy & His Dogs/ The Man & the Wild Cattle, a gender-changing character which stars in stories explaining its appearance or cycles, Why the Moon's Face Is Smutty/ Br'er Rabbit Has Trouble with the Moon, a brave but foolish man who lies his way through various animal possessions in his quest to find soldiers for his king, wife of the plantation's owner, frequently mentioned by Uncle Remus but rarely appearing as a character herself, de Ole Boy, also referred to as De Bad Man or Impty-Umpty, Jacky-My-Lantern/ Impty-Umpty & the Blacksmith, The Sad Fate of Mr. Fox/ Brother Fox Covets the Quills, tricked into freeing Brer Rabbit from Mister Man, Brother Rabbit & the Little Girl/ In Some Lady's Garden, Brother Rabbit's Astonishing Prank/ Brother Bear's Big House, Mr. Benjamin Ram & His Wonderful Fiddle/ Mr. Benjamin Ram Defends Himself, How Brother Rabbit Frightened His Neighbors/ Brother Wolf Gets in a Warm Place, works with Brer Rabbit to save him from the Wildcat, grandmother of Brer Wolf, boiled alive by Brer Rabbit and fed by him to Brer Wolf, steals butter from the other creatures until captured by Brer Rabbit, loses his fish to Brer Tarrypin when he is outwitted, attempts to get a man to marry her by transforming herself into a woman, an old rabbit who helps a man escape a witch, a young man who steals a woman away from her witch protector, a woman who escapes her witch protector to marry the man she loves, saves her eggs from Brer Rabbit by convincing him they're snake eggs, saves his mother from marrying a bull transformed into a human, one of Brer Rabbit's heirs, saved from being eaten by his protector, a besotted deer helped by Brer Rabbit and Spring Lizzard to achieve his prize, an heiress of Mister Man who is driven off after Brer Rabbit's trickery, a strange creature resembling a mix of an alligator, rhinoceros, & elephant, a duck who recovers a bag of money with the help of several magical friends, a retiring bird who is convinced to join a beauty contest, uses his family relations to win a bet against Brer Buzzard, Brer Rabbit's great grandmother, a half-spider sorceress based on, Brother Rabbit Doesn't Go to See Aunt Nancy, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 15:46. 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