Honors in English
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Lindsey King, Thomas Holmes
This thesis explores the trickster character through the lens of his role as a cultural hero. The two characters that I chose to examine are from North American myth, specifically Winnebago Hare and Brer Rabbit. These two characters represent the duality of the trickster while simultaneously embodying the lauded abilities of the hero. Through their actions these two characters shape culture through the very action of disrupting societal norms.
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Squibb, Catherine, "Tobacco and Tar Babies: The Trickster as a Cultural Hero in Winnebago and African American Myth" (2015). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 313. http://dc.etsu.edu/honors/313
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