Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

1321: Fools frightened

      1200-1349 Stories about a Fool

            1200-1999 ANECDOTES AND JOKES

Cf. Type 1677.

Variants

1321B: Fools afraid of their own shadows

Zie SINSAG 0906 (B) Schlittschuhläufer glaubt mit dem Teufel um die Wette zu laufen, und läuft mit seinem eigenen Schatten.

1321C: Fools are Frightened at the Humming of Bees

Thinks it is a drum. [J2614.1].

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
1321 Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English The seven Swabians

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