How The Alligator Got His Brown Scally Skin

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How The Alligator Got His Brown Scally Skin by Mind Map: How The Alligator Got His Brown Scally Skin

1. Genre Traits

1.1. Cunning to make up for a weakness: To make up for not being tough and big, rabbit sets a branch on fire to scare the alligator.

1.2. Anthropomorphized Animals: Rabbit made an amazing achievement. Rabbit starts a fire surrounding Alligator to show him not to be selfless.

2. Theme

2.1. This is demonstrated by Alligator wanting the water to himself.

2.1.1. The theme is also demonstrated by the animals reminding alligator that Mr. Trouble will come if he continues to scare the animals away.

2.1.2. It is also demonstrated by Rabbit starting a fire surrounding Alligator and burns his smooth skin, all because he was selfish and spent most time in the water.

3. Characterization

3.1. Direct: Alligator is described as being a selfish animal.

3.2. Indirect: Rabbit starts a fire surrounding Alligator with the fire and burns his smooth skin. Alligator is ashamed of his scaly skin. The animals remind Alligator that if he continues to scare them away from getting a drink from the water, they will call Mr. Trouble.

4. Cause/Effect

4.1. Cause: Rabbit starts fire burns Alligator for selfishness.

4.2. Effect: Gets burned and if he continues to scare animals away Rabbit will call Mr. trouble.

5. Allusion

5.1. Alligator was a selfish animal that wanted everything to himself. Many in this world who are selfish.