Tricked Again?



Examples of Today's Trickster Tales:

Bugs Bunny is an ideal example of a trickster

"The Shawshank Redemption" is a movie about a banker, played by Tim Robbins, who is wrongfully accused of murder.
The Analysis

Captain Jack Sparrow, from the Pirates of the Caribbean, is a pirate who uses trickery and deceit to get his way.


To Sleep With Anger: starring Danny Glover







An example from the cinema
Yet another interpretation

Essays on Modern Day Tricksters:







Pinky and the Brain as Tricksters - an essay describing the Warner Bros. characters Pinky and the Brain as modern day tricksters

When the Tricksters Create the Tales - a paper discussing the creators of South Park and The Family Guy as modern day tricksters

Arrg! The Pirates of the Caribbean: a modern day trickster tale - Johnny Depp's performance is paralleled to a modern day trickster