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    LINGUISTIC PECULARITIES OF ENGLISH-AMERICAN FABLE Graduation paper presented by Patskal Natalia a fifth year student of the English department SUPERVISED BY N. Nera a lecturer of the English department Lviv 2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction……………………………………………………………………………...3 Part I. Theoretical background of fable as a genre ………………………………….6 1.1. Genre of fable in literature and its history…………………………………………..6 1.2. Form and content of fables............................................

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    Animal Fables: Power of Literature There are certain qualities that people must possess in means of ethics and wisdom. However‚ many aspects of these qualities are hard to be taught just as mathematics and science are taught. For this reason‚ people use the method of telling fables. There are many different kinds of fables; popular ones are animal fable‚ one of which is Kalilah wa Dimna‚ an Arab translation of ancient Indian fable called Panchatantra. In Kalilah wa Dimna‚ many different animals

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    Common type of story is the fable‚ which presents a moral‚ or lesson about human behavior. Fables usually feature animals behaving and speaking as humans. Among the most widely known are those from the ancient Sanskrit Pancatantra (Five Chapters)‚ which was first written down in India perhaps 2‚000 years ago. Known in Europe as The Fables of Bidpai‚ this collection presents animal characters in entertaining stories and poetry. Many European animal fables have at least in part descended from the Pancatantra

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    The Hare and the Tortoise Aesop’s fable “The Tortoise and the Hare” tells of an egotistical rabbit who boast about being the swiftest runner among all the animals; challenging all the other animals to race against him. To the rabbit’s surprise a seemingly lowly turtle accepts the challenge to race. The rabbit seems to find the turtle’s statement amusing and decides to race the turtle; thinking the turtle was no real competition. By standers gawked trying to dissuade the turtle who is committed

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    Fables and Fairytales For hundreds of years‚ fables and fairy tales have been created and passed through generations. There is much more to these kinds of storytelling than meets the eye. There are many differences between the two; some differences are very obvious and distinct‚ while others are unclear. It is possible for fables and fairy tales to be confused with one another. One thing they have in common is that fables and fairytales may play a large role in a child’s upbringing. It is that reason

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    Task one Neither do I remember reading much as a child‚ nor do I remember being read to. It was only when I was much older did it occur to me that parents actually read to their children when they are a young age to stimulate them and keep them busy. My first memory of reading‚ I was age seven and it was a book called Kathy and Mark. These were our set work books in Grade one. It was the first book I could read on my own. Although I didn’t have any older brothers and sisters to push me to do the

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    Amplifying Fables Stories can be told with few details or a lot. Consider the following two versions of the Aesop fable‚ “The Oak and the Reed.” An oak that had been uprooted by a storm was carried down a river to the banks where many reeds were growing. The oak was astonished to see that things so slight and frail had withstood the storm when so great and strong a tree as he himself had been uprooted. * “It’s really not amazing‚” said a reed. “You were destroyed by fighting against

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    they look or how they do things. Most people who make fun of others may not know what can be expected of that person and can change that perspective about they view them. They can also be ridiculed because they are inexperienced. The fable in the book Aesop’s Fables that follows this example and relates to a real life experience of mine is The Hare and the Tortoise (65). It was a skiing trip I had taken for my first time with my friend. The nickname that I called him was Ginger and my nickname

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    Fables‚ Parables‚ and Tales Fiction as defined in our textbook is a name for stories not entirely factual‚ but at least partially shaped‚ made-up‚ or imagined. Fiction stories can sometimes take the mind to places that are far away from reality‚ but add a lesson that aids in real-life application. In this essay I will discuss the three traditional forms of storytelling‚ which are fables‚ parables‚ and tales. A fable is a brief story‚ much similar to a tale. These short stories are usually told

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    Fables and Their Meaning

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    “The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” The fable “The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” is a famous fable credited to Aesop. It is a story about a wolf who wants to feast on some sheep. In order to get to the sheep‚ he dressed in sheep skin and tricks the lamb to follow him off to the side. The lamb follows and the wolf feasts. This fable shows great examples of the moral‚ appearances are deceptive. The moral‚ appearances are deceptive‚ applies to life in the technology age in many ways. In the technology age

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    Animal Farm. Fable?

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    To Be or Not To Be… a Fable Everyone knows at least one fable. A fable is a story that typically has animals as characters and a moral stated at the end. At the end of Aesop’s The Boy Who Cried Wolf‚ it states that if you lie‚ no one will believe you. Animal Farm does not directly state the moral but it can be considered a fable because it has animals as characters‚ uses metaphors and teaches a lesson. One classic characteristic of a fable is to have animal characters‚ and most characters in

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    An Analysis of the Fable‚ Parable‚ and Tale Fiction as defined in our textbook is a name for stories not entirely factual‚ but at least partially shaped‚ made-up‚ or imagined. Fiction stories can sometimes take the mind to places that are far away from reality‚ but add a lesson that aids in real-life application. In this essay I will discuss the three traditional forms of storytelling‚ which are fables‚ parables‚ and tales. Well to begin with the fable is known as a brief story that sets forth

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    Let’s face it‚ ghosts‚ vampires and other typical monsters are a little overdone at this point‚ especially in the hidden object game genre. That’s why it is refreshing to see titles like Eventide: Slavic Fable that deviates from the usual cast of creatures. As the name suggests‚ it is a game that is inspired by Slavic mythology‚ which appears to be filled with all manner of weird and wonderful beings. The setting is a contemporary heritage park where the protagonist’s grandmother is the curator.

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    is told in the third person from the viewpoint of an omniscient anonymous narrator. It is a mixture of the elements of the description and the dialogues‚ though the dialogues are not numerous. This short story has the features of the fable and a fairy tale. As a fable‚ this story has the moral given at the end‚ and one of its characters is a mythical creature – a unicorn. The elements of the fairy tale are presented at the first sentence of the short story and the one that is in the end. However‚

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    Aesop’s Fables From early childhood children begin to learn the ways of the world. They learn what society expects from them as well as morals and humility. Aesop’s Fables are a great collection of influencing tales that teach children about right and wrong‚ good and bad‚ kindness and meanness‚ generosity and greediness‚ just to name a few. In fact‚ fables and fairy tales have been used throughout history as a popular method in the instructions of developing good morals. These stories point

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    Aesop Fable Summary

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    Grasshopper had no food and found itself dying of hunger‚ while it saw the ants distributing every day corn and grain from the stores they had collected in the summer. Then the Grasshopper knew: It is best to prepare for the days of necessity. In this fable by Aesop‚ a grasshopper and an Ant cross paths. The Ant is struggling to carry an ear of corn to its nest. The Grasshopper was having a good time singing and dancing. The Grasshopper tried to convince the Ant to stop its work and come with the Grasshopper

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    Dragan Essay #1‚ Revised Literature – Fable and Short Story Comparison A story is a story‚ but not all stories are told the same. While fables and short stories both have plots and characters‚ fables like “An Appointment in Samarra” by English novelist W. Somerset Maugham‚ often have a clearly stated or interpreted moral‚ while short stories like “A Pair of Tickets”‚ by Chinese-American author Amy Tan‚ tell a tale that leaves readers thinking. Fables are stories that are direct‚ use unrealistic

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    Here is a classic story‚ one of the Aesop’s Fables. The fables taught with Biblical reasoning questions are used as models to help lay a solid foundation for future writing skills from the Biblical worldview. They provide clear-cut examples for finding the theme‚ that is the moral‚ and they also relate a literary piece to your student’s life. The following points presented in bold are distinctly Biblical worldview. Note that this includes giving definitions‚ and comparing and contrasting things.

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    Reading Fables and Short Stories Fables‚ parables and short stories all tell a story and all try to relay a meaningful message or moral. Fables tend to be shorter‚ use animals and clearly state the moral the author is trying to portray. Parables also tell a story and portray a message‚ but it basically illustrates a moral or religious lesson. Therefore‚ I guess it is safe to say that all parables can be fables but not all fables can be a parable. Short stories however tend to be a lot longer

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    the title ”A Fable” and is written by the author Robert Fox in the year 1986. The genre in the text is short story and the narration or point of view is a omniscient narrator. The setting in this story is in New York City‚ Manhattan. There are three charaters‚ we hear about in this short story and it is the main character which is the boy‚ the girl and the mother. The athmosphere in this story is a nice day‚ it is sunny and it is the boy’s first day at work. The story is named ”A Fable”‚ we think a

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