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    Aesop’s Fables Introduction Fables are told all through the world. The characters of fables are usually animals that attract children to learn lesson from the stories. When I lived in China, I read many kinds of fables, including ancient Chinese fables, Arabic fables, and Greek fables. I have been interested in Aesop’s Fables from Greece since I was a child. The fables in Aesop’s collection usually have simple context, but they reveal deep meanings. My passion of reading fables was inspired by my grandpa, who was always trying to educate me with morals. Every time I went visit him, he would spend a long time telling me stories about the fox that could not reach the grapes, or the grasshopper who did not prepare food for the winter. As I grow up, my curiosity of fables has been increased. I wonder the origin of all these interesting fables and the social meanings they have revealed in the society. The Search I started off my study of Aesop’s fables by reading an article named “Fable” from the website Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition. This article detailedly introduced the origin of fable, especially the…

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    Part Ⅰ:My gains in the class I must say Reading and Writing this course brings so many benefits to me. First of all, the direct result is I have finished reading Aesop’s Fables. And I touched a great number of new vocabulary, especially the animals’ name. Although I cannot memorize them all, at least I can recognize these words when I see them. This book consists of many stories, and each story tells us a proverb, which is rich in philosophic. We can learn how to conduct ourselves in the world…

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    Have we ever wondered whom Aesop was? What fables are? And how they are used in a classroom teaching? Teaching in a classroom is not an easy task, especially if it was a class of young children. Children have their own set of books or pieces of literature which are especially written for or by children and referred to as children's literature. Fable is a children's literature genre the characters of which are mainly animals or animated objects. Fables are simple folk stories which mainly…

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    Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Aesop’s Fables These last two weeks consisted of two significant aspects of Literature and also my favorite so far. Firstly, we were assigned one or two fables to analyze and relate to, I was lucky to be assigned two fables. I had to present the following fables: the ant and the cricket, and the boy who cried “wolf”. These fables were very amusing and short, I never heard of the ant and the cricket, but once I read it I understood and related to the fable. The ant and…

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    esop’s Fables Introduction: 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…

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    Brayden enjoys answering questions or sharing his work with the class, on a constant basis. When closing my reading lesson, I asked if anyone wanted to share one similarity or difference they wrote with the class. He immediately had his hand held high with a smile on his face. Of course, other students raised their hands as well, so I began by calling on students who hadn’t given an input throughout my lesson. I called on a couple of students and then stated “It’s time to line up for specials.”…

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    As far as I am concerned, there is no absolutely perfect thing and person in the world. Maybe one person could do one thing very well. Nevertheless, it‘s probably that the person only do it as possible as he could. In other word, there is still possibility to make the thing be better. and it could be difficult for him to be a person who could do everything. At the same time, I draw the conclusion from a story of the Aesop’s Fables. It is a story which named the fisherman and his nets. A…

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    Unit One Project: Aesop’s Fable One day a turtle was swimming along with his mother in a pond. It was a usual occurrence that the turtle and his mom spent time together, for he loved her dearly. One day the turtle invited his friend the duck to spend the day swimming with him and his mom. The duck enjoyed his visit with the turtle and went home after the swim. The next day the turtle was out swimming again with his mom. Turtle’s friend the duck showed up again the next day to swim with them.…

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    Fables: A lesson for all Reading a book or hearing a story is something that has been passed down for thousands of years, but not all literary readings teach you a valuable life lesson at the end of the story. Every book no matter the genre is able to teach someone a lesson from reading it, but not all are able to help with real world issues or life teachings that can be used day to day and carried on throughout life. Fables are literary readings that do this best, you are always walking away…

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    and Trotsky over such things as the five-year plans and the Comintern (the international wing of the Bolshevik movement). It also allows him to demonstrate the way in which history is rewritten within totalitarian states. Snowball's personal bravery in the Battle of the Cowshed is gradually undermined until the animals are convinced that he was acting with Jones against the rebellion. Snowball's attempts to educate the masses with his slogans and chants contrasts sharply with the raw…

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