Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

2250: Unfinished tales

      2200-2299 Catch Tales

            2000-2399 FORMULA TALES

Just as interest is aroused the narrator quits. »If the bowl had been stronger my tale had been longer». [Z12].

Motive(s)

- Z12:

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English The Box With Something Pretty In It

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