Essay on The Grasshopper And The Ant

1191 Words Dec 19th, 2016 5 Pages
You hear stories over the Tortoise and the Hare when you are young, but have you ever stopped to look at the meaning behind the story other than as an mean bunny get what he deserved for being too confident. The writer of these stories had a certain mean behind the story which is that you need to slow down in life and take everything in and it will come to you. “Aesop, the fable teller, that is a title we hear often . He presents fables for children with a moral behind it. Still to this day, no one really knows his true life story , but we know of his fables. How do we know that they are his fables? maybe we give this person credit for something he has not done” (Dedicatedwriters, “Aesop 's Fables”). One of his very inspiring stories was made into a painting it is called “The Grasshopper and the Ant”. In the story, it talks about a grasshopper that is carried free just playing around in the summer not preparing for the winter while his associate the and was preparing and gathering food for the winter. When the ant was doing all this the grasshopper laughed at the ant, but when winter came around the grasshopper had no food and no shelter to stay warm inside. While he was walking around the grasshopper met his associate nice and warm with plenty of food. This story has been told many ways like in the Disney version the ant help the grasshopper, but in the painting version “The grasshopper and the Ant(Le Cigale et la Formi)”made by Jean Georges Vibert in 1875 the…

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