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All together 51 stories Are listed under these four tale types. In about half of the cases the protagonist first obtains some sort of magical object. In the other half he Os magically transformed, himself, using some sort of disguise to gain access to the woman he courts. Tale type 411, contains a variant of this seeker theme. Here a king marries a girl who is a snake woman. When the king discovers her true form he becomes frightened and has her burnt to death. But in the ashes a magic pebble is found that can turn anything to gold.

In 546, The Clever Parrot, a talking bird wins a princess for the king. Animals also help women under similar conditions. Now, however, the helpful tend to be childlike or small (a calf instead of a bull). Birds, though they also help men, are especially common assistants for women, as for example in tale types 670A, 674 and 709A. significant, too, is the fact that women are commonly said to understand animal speech, an ability not mentioned for males. However, in tale type 622 a man listens to an inanimate object (his bedlegs talking).

The prince, unaware of this, took her and walked home. Sometime later, however, the prince happened to pass by the same well again. There he saw a beautiful flower. He plucked the flower and gave it to his wife. She recognized it as the real Arecanut princess and ordered it thrown into a ditch. A sandalwood tree grew from that blossom. Next she ordered the cutting and burning of that plant. However, the woodcutter hid a piece of the cut tree inside a huge pot at home. After some time the woodcutter and his wife saw that piece of wood change into a beautiful maiden whom they adopted as a daughter.

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