Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

2023: Little Ant Finds a Penny, Buys New Clothes with it, and Sits in her Doorway

      2021-2024 Chains Involving Death

            2000-2100 Cumulative Tales

                  2000-2399 FORMULA TALES

Various animals pass by and propose marriage. She asks what they do at night. Each replies with its characteristic sound, but none pleases her but the little quiet mouse, whom she marries. She leaves him to tend the stew, and he falls in and drowns.…

Motive(s)

- Z32.3:

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Francesc Maspons Labrós / Jason F. Quackenbush, Esq. 2016 Spain English The Mouse

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