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What words would you use to describe Brer Possum?
He is gentle, kindhearted, and nosy.
Why does Brer call out to Brer possums?
Why does Brer Snake call out to Brer Possum in “Brer Possum’s Dilemma”? Brer Possum is his best friend. Brer Snake is trapped under a brick. Brer Snake wants to offer help to Brer Possum.
What is the first thing that Brer Possum does for Brer Snake?
In “Brer Possum’s Dilemma,” what is the first thing that Brer Possum does for Brer Snake? He gets the snake out from under a brick. He helps the snake up from a deep hole.
What is the moral of Brer Possum dilemma?
Moral: The moral of this story is don’t never trouble trouble ’til trouble troubles you. This means that if you think something might cause trouble, don’t mess with it and create even more problems until it actually causes trouble.
What trait do you think Auntie Lily represents?
During the beginning of the story Auntie Lily was kind, generous, and selfless, unlike the rich old woman who was unkind, greedy, and selfish. At the end of the story Auntie Lily was still very kind but the old woman had become kind and generous as well.
What is Brer Possum?
Brer Possum is a character from the classic story “Brer Possum’s Dilemma,” which originates as an African American fable. Brer Possum was a kind animal, always helping others. He stuck to his routine and avoided trouble. The other animals valued his kindness and generosity, but he sometimes was taken advantage of.
Why might Brer Possum think it is safe to trust Brer Snake?
Brer Possum is trusting, helpful, and generous. Brer Snake is sneaky, selfish, and manipulative. Why might Brer Possum this is was safe to put Brer Snake in his pocket even though he says the snake is mean and evil? Brer Possum thinks his kindness and generosity will set a good example.
What type of folktale is Brer Possum’s dilemma?
The literary genre of this story is Chinese Folk Tale.
What is the moral of waters of gold?
What is the moral of the story? Give what’s yours and don’t expect anything back.