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    How does a tortoise beat a hare in a race? In the short-story, “The Tortoise and the Hare”, the tortoise teaches many lessons that have impacted my life. This short-story has been very impactful in my life and still is today one of my favorite readings. The lessons that the tortoise teaches are to never judge a book by its cover, always face your problems head on, and to never give up. At the beginning of the story, the hare believed that he was unbeatable and no other animal would stand a chance versus him in a race. The tortoise, however, became tired of hearing the hare brag about how fast his was and decided to challenge him to a race. The hare obviously accepted the challenge, knowing he would soon have an easy win. The other animals…

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    moral lesson or what the teaching is from every story and it will always relate to your life, you never have to worry about reading something that may be misleading or that doesn’t apply to society. "Nobody believes a liar...even when he is telling the truth!"(StoryArts.com) Fables do a really good job at showing this rather than other readings that may lead you on in different directions. Actions always speak louder than words and people trust actions more than hearing what someone has…

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    Essay On Aesop's Fables

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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…

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    Yertle the Turtle, The Sneetches, and The Tortoise and the Hare exemplify wonderful allegories. In Yertle the Turtle, it illustrates Hitler’s rise and fall with the mound of turtles. Suitably, The Sneetches advises against prejudice. The Tortoise and The Hare communicates endurance will get you farther than natural aptitude ever will. In Yertle the Turtle, the insatiable king believes his small pond and stone throne is not enough. He desires to observe the land, so he gathers his turtle…

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    Gambling Monologue

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    The gang heads out to Sunny Orchards, and set up the course for the race. As the sun started setting Henry and Vito both had their animals in their hands. It was quite a funny sight to see two brawly gamblers standing there, Henry with his tortoise, and Vito with his hare, stroking them lovingly. Because they are gamblers, both make a 75 dollar wager on their respective animals. They draw a line in the dirt for the starting point and they agree the race will last 100 yards and the finish line is…

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    The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales directed by Brian J. Gill. The play was located at the James Lumber Center. Brian J. Gill’s production of The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales captured attention, taught important life lessons, and the importance of having fun. One of the main characters was Jack, the narrator, who was also featured in Jack and the Beanstalk. Like Jack, the other characters were based off of…

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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…

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    As a child, I really enjoyed reading books, this may be because my mother and father would try to read to me each night before bed. One of my favorite bedtime stories would be Aesop 's fables, particularly the Tortoise and the Hare. Although the Hare was talented and had the ability to be a champion, his arrogance made him lose the race when he decided to sleep during the race because he thought his opponent was not good enough. To this day I personally resonate with the idea of the underdog…

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    narrow-mindedness after my departure. Upon my expulsion from Akron Early College, you will be left alone with people who are much faster than you, and you will be able to experience what it’s like to be a slow person. Now to my accusers, you would have gotten ridden of the slow me forever if you had waited two more years. I would have graduated from Akron Early College, and we would have gone our separate ways as mature, understanding adults. If you hadn’t been so egotistical and callous,…

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    was able to confront my weakness and challenge the way people think of me as an incompetent student. Similarly, I experienced another change in life that helped shaped into my present-day identity. While my mother supported me over the years and taught me how to be confident with myself, I also realized that she was supporting the family financially as she worked tirelessly every day, eleven hours per day, to make ends meet for the family. Despite working around the clock when I was a child,…

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