The cultural perspective of the Rabbit and the Crab

In the folktale the rabbit and the crab the time period is definately not recent and obviously to survive you must grow you own food. The rabbit and the crab both put a lot of effort into the carrots showing team work and spending long hours and personal time; todays farmers must do the same thing. The cultural value in this story is two friends working together to accomplish the same thing. In the beginning the characters are very honorable by doing the work and helping each other. The character traits are good and honorable in the beginning but quickley move to deciet when the rabbit tries to trick the crab by , offering him the bigger pile of bad carrot tops. The folktale gives you knowledge to not even trust you friends in equal situations, basically every man for himself.