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FABLES!!!!! :)

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mango rawsome

on 20 April 2011

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Want to explore a world full of talking animals? Ones that have human qualities like us? Face everyday problems that we do? Well why not take a FABLES look th rough the world of.... What are fables? fable fable fable fable fable fable Fables are short stories which illustrate a particular moral and teach a lesson to children; often with animals as characters. The stories are often humorous and entertaining. Character Traits The morals of a fable are usually spelled out at the end. Usually have limited characters. Display protagonists and antagonists in the story. One of the animals/characters usually has a weekness being critiqued. Have you ever heard the story "The Tortoise and the Hare" ? Well that's a fable.... Where the Hare challenged the Tortoise to a race; thinking that he could out run him.

Well, at the start of the race the hare sprinted out of sight leaving the tortoise behind.
All his running made him exghausted so he decided to take a nap.

While the hare was resting the tortoise- at farly normal speed- walked past the hare. When the hare woke up he saw the tortoise near the winnning post and could not run fast enough to save the race.

Leaving the tortoise with the winning cup. Moral: Slow and steady wins the race. What is a moral? A moral is a message conveyed or a lesson to be learned from a story. Or the moral may be left to the hearer, reader or viewer to determine for themselves. Well Known Fable... "Lion and the Mouse" Moral: Notable AESOP A Greek fabulist Numerous fables appearing under his name were gathered across the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day. In many of these tales animals speak and have human characteristics. Did You Know? Hundreds of fables were composed in ancient India during the first millennium BC. Theodor Seuss Geisel A.K.A - Dr. Seuss American writer and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books Geisel's birthday, March 2, has been adopted as the annual date for National Read Across America Day Many of Geisel's books are thought to express his views on a innumerable of social and political issues - Which had many important morals. Do you remember this one? A person's a person, no matter how small. ~Moral~ The moral is that if you ever use resources without making an effort to protect it then it will be destroyed forever. Dr. Seuss has stated that the so-called character Yertle represented Adolf Hitler,
With Yertle's overwhelming rule of the pond and takeover of the surrounding area parallel to Hitler's leadership in Germany and invasion of various parts of Europe. Morals What about ... Fables are more than just words... Now that you have taken a look at fables, you know what it's really about... Why not expand your knowlodge and research more about them... Why not take it to the next level and create your own fable with the moral that you think should be shared with the world. Or... Take an adventure to a library and look up more fables... Take your pick! By: Courtney and Zikra :) The fable is one of the most enduring forms of folk literature spread abroad; modern researchers agree. Fables can be found in the literature of almost every country.
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