Folk tale about lazy people - a phenomenon characteristic of the literature of many countries

Different people have different stories.Their great variety: the brave and loyal, a vile and deceitful, a brave and cunning.Including - and folk tales of lazy people.It is no coincidence, because, as they say, laziness born forward some.Therefore, it is popular in many countries folklore stories about characters who do not like to work.

Russian "sloths»

can probably say, "Yes, many Russian folk tales - about lazy people."Silushka Herculean but laziness - these traits are typical of some of the characters of this folklore.Even the hero Ilya (not that much lazy, just as stated in the epic - the patient) lay on the stove 33, and then suddenly became famous hero.But there is another matter - like, miraculous healing!But at the same time as it emphasizes: hero somehow be easy, it is possible without any difficulty - not making significant efforts to.What do we get as a result: the hope for miracles and a traditional Russian maybe.

According to Pike

But Emelya from the fairy tale "On the wave of the

wand" - just too lazy.After all, in fact, the work tells the story of one of the three sons, who did not want to do and all day (and night, apparently) is tracked on the Russian stove.Which, by the way, can be considered as a symbol of Leni-Mother.Casually catch pike, Emelja causes it to perform a variety of desires.First, to the bucket, without spilling themselves going home.Next - the forest.The appetites of the hero played out: the wood oven climb in themselves, and the sled with chopped wood to move independently from the forest to the house.Emelya on the stove goes to the king, divyaschemusya such a miracle.Next - it makes using the pike commandments to love yourself Marju-princess.All almost ended badly: Young rolled into a barrel and thrown into the water.But here, the pike (read - good luck and a miracle) comes to the aid of the main hero, making him a rich and respected, recognized the king and beautiful.Here they are, folk tale about lazy people, glorifying such a character trait.

Yet we can recall such works of folklore, as "lazy wife", "Two Frost", "Frost", "12 months".True, some of them lazy, rather, derided, and the characters associated with it, re-educated, often using corporal punishment.

Children's stories about lazy and hardworking

Alexander Pushkin at first and did not plan to write for children.However, shortly after the publication of the present day his poetic fairy tale - a significant contribution to the treasury of Russian literature.To this topic - Folk Tales of lazy people - can be attributed to "The Tale of the Priest and his Worker Balda".It is no secret that the plot went tale "The servant Shabarsha", written and published by Afanasyev.It contrasted with the lazy and hardworking laborer host, the latter, incidentally, feature of the belt can be plugged.But retribution lazy - not far off.But justice prevails!

Interesting tale about lazy people

way, such works are not unique to Russian folklore and copyright of literary tales.Heysaku of Japanese fairy tale "Veer Tengu" found with the help of the wonderful fans marries a young princess and become very rich.Eat eel with white rice, he walks in the mountains, sleeps, eats, more than doing nothing.And all thanks to a happy accident - the magic fan.So the owner of Puss in Boots - the Marquis of Carabas - hero, who uses the magic of a sudden to become famous and rich, without effort to.As a rule, in the tales of other peoples, too, these characters are profitable marry / get married, become rich and famous.Yes, apparently, laziness in literature has still a world scale and the ability to penetrate the scenes tales of different nations of the world.