The Ashes that made the trees bloom, - Coggle Diagram
The Ashes that made the trees bloom
Patience and Kindness leads to rewards while jealousy leads to one's downfall
The old man ( Farmer)
Muko the dog
The Old Man's Wife
The Envious Couple
The envious couple's cruelty and greed were the two reasons for their downfall
Since the old couple was kind, they got rewarded
The old couple were kind to the dog so he found gold for them
The envious couple killed the dog as he found a dead cat for them instead of gold
19th century Japan
1)The message that this poem wants to convey is that we need to be kind and patient in order to achieve rewards .
2) Being happy for others is essential . When somebody is jealous of another person, good relations and bonds break out .