Aesop's Fables Movie Analysis
Aesop’s fables are known throughout the literary world. I can say that I know as much as the next person about fables. They have a universal theme, relatable characters, and an easy to follow storyline, but I only know that much. I never really knew the origin or basic history of fables. I knew the origin is difficult to trace due to the fact that they have been told for many generations. Fables were a big part of my childhood. They helped reinforce the right and wrong morals children needed to hear growing up because the fables could say what the parents could not. The timeless nature of fables also makes them a fundamental part of literature. I am writing about fables because children and adults can relate to them.
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Because fables have been told for many generations, I looked up a movie on my favorite fable The Tortoise and the Hare. This movie is still as entertaining as it was when I was 6 or 7 years old. As I was watching it, I was smiling and laughing at the nature of it. I think it was very humorous. So now I know more about fables and the similarities and differences between the original fable and the movie version of it. Now that I can relate to my childhood, I had to relate to someone else’s. I interviewed my mom to get her opinion and view on fables and to help her reminisce about her childhood. It was incredibly enjoyable, but that fun soon ended as I had to write an actual paper.
Fables are universally adaptive because they are easy to comprehend and create a sense of moral code to live by. Fables are fictional stories that feature creatures and forces of nature with human qualities that convey a moral often known as a saying (“Fable”, par. 0). Fables are examples of the morals they teach and contain a simple motive (“Aesop’s Fables”, par. 1). Aesop began the western tradition of fables in ancient Greece (Fable par. 1) and “…is often