Uncle Remus and Brer RabbitBy Joel Chandler Harris 99 Downloads - No rating - 0 Comments Read for Free
Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit" is a collection of animal stories, songs, and oral folklore, collected from Southern United States blacks. Many of the stories aredidactic, much like those of Aesop's fables and the stories of Jean de La Fontaine. Uncle Remus is a kindly old slave who serves as a storytelling device, passing on the folktales to children gathered around him. Br'er Rabbit ("Brother Rabbit") is the main character of the stories, a likable character, prone to tricks and trouble-making who is often opposed byBr'er Fox and Br'er Bear.