My Fable, My Lesson Essay

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My Fable, My Lesson
What is a fable? A fable is a very short story that contains mainly animal characters that think like humans. The animals tend to have the same mindset as a human as well. Basically, animals are teaching lessons to children and adults. Fables are like fiction stories with life morals that we follow in our everyday lives. “A fable is a short, pithy animal tale meant to teach a moral lesson, often ending with a proverb stating the moral outright: "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," "A man is known by the company he keeps," or "Slow and steady wins the race," for example (Kohler, and Emery). The moral of the fable “The Nurse and the Wolf,” that “enemies’ promises are made to be broken,” is also a reflection of human behavior in life.
What is a moral? A moral is concerning or relating to what is right and wrong in human behavior. It is up to the human if they choose to follow the rules of morality. Having morals determine how a person present their selves out to the world. Morality and lifestyles plays a big part in fables.
In the fable “The Nurse and the Wolf,” is about how the nurse was constantly telling the small child to stop crying so much. She threatened the child by saying if he didn’t stop crying she would throw him outside to the wolf. The wolf was already passing by the window looking for food, and said today was considered his lucky day. The child continued to cry more and when the wolf was waiting the nurse just shut the window. The wolf…

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