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The Folktale Project

May 31, 2019

In 'A Story About Three Youths All Skilled in Certain Things and How They Used That Skill to Circumvent a Difficulty' we see the familiar trope of threes played out in a unique manner. Instead of three challenges to overcome we see three different ways to overcome a single challenge.

From: Hausa Folk-Lore

Author: Maalam Shaihua, tr. by R. Sutherland Rattray

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