Mudcat Café message #3508422
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Thread #150358 Message #3508422
Posted By: MorwenEdhelwen1
24-Apr-13 - 07:10 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Karelian folk song: orphan boy's revenge
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Karelian folk song: orphan boy's revenge
@leeneia: I never thought of it that way. (don't know if AKS does) AFAIK, that was the result of his magical abilities. And IMO this tale is the saddest one about orphans ever- the low status of the orphan in many traditional societies meant that they were vulnerable to bad treatment.