His tales differentiates the right from the wrong, and the wisdom by which one should live his/her life. Aesop’s fables are generally an allegory of short tales which involves fictitious events that occured in the past and generally contain animals who act like humans. From Aesop’s Fables, one learns certain lessons in life that one should abide by, to have a meaningful life. The story of the Ants and the Chrysalis teaches children that appearances are deceptive. The fable The Boy Who Cried Wolf warns children about the dangers and consequences of lying. These tales originate from a time marked by different lives and social rules as compared to that of today, but they are still a very crucial tool for learning about the basic rules of life today for children as well as adults. The entity and the principles are the inbuilt ones in the fairy tale, the fables of the Aesop contains the entity and they are the content which are needed for the fable development and the principles are the underlying morale in the fable, which is the underlying principles in the each of them and they present the moral of the same. The Ant and the Chrysalis tell the tale of an ant and a chrysalis. The moral of the story is that appearance is deceptive and that one should never despise others on the basis of their appearance. The Ant took pity on the chrysalis not knowing that one day it will transform into a beautiful butterfly. He referred to the Chrysalis as a "Poor, pitiable animal!” He thinks how fortunate he is when compared to the Chrysalis. The Chrysalis knows its ability and is also aware of the fact that he will soon be transformed into a beautiful butterfly. But, it did not say anything about it to the ant. One day the ant passes the Chrysalis, to see it only a shell. The ant feels sorry for the Chrysalis. The Chrysalis sees the ant and hovers around him, "Behold in me," said the Butterfly, "your much-pitied friend! Boast now of your powers to run and climb as long as you can get me to listen" (Aesop n.d., p. 1). Here, we can see that the roles of the animals are transformed. The ant can no longer pity the Chrysalis as he is a much better situation than he is. Ignorant of the fact, this stage of the Chrysalis is just a temporary one, the ant feels sorry for what he thinks is a pitiable condition. But, the Chrysalis knows that its situation is just a temporary setback and that it will soon bloom into a beautiful butterfly which the ant cannot compete with. The story teaches us that we should never despise someone’s condition as things can change in a blink of an eye. Nothing is what it seems like in this world and the best we can do is to be kind to everyone and not mock on someone’s setbacks. It serves a valuable lesson to everyone that appearance is deceptive and one should not be ignorant of the fact that things change all of a sudden. The fable of the ant and the Chrysalis is told in a simple narrative. The sentence is easy to understand and the underlying messages can be easily decoded by the reader without any strain. Moral is an indispensable element in Aesop’s fable. “A moral is a preceptorial voice, a statement of evaluative power and of mentorial function. It is usually expressed on the form of a proverb or as a direct advice to be followed” (Jedrzejko 1996). The moral of the story is to serve the society and individuals. At the end of
Two examples from Aesop’s fables to analyze the basic narrative structure; the oppositions between entities or principles (weak/strong; small/large etc) which are embodied as animals and the moral illustrated by the tale. Aesop’s Fables are collections of moral tales which are believed to have been told by Aesop, a slave and a story teller…
These are the most inviting characteristics in any society that attracts immigrants in any part of the world. Every year, America welcomes an unlimited of immigrants from all over the world regardless of their color, race, religion and nationality. 1- Statue of Liberty as an icon of freedom: Statue of Liberty stands tall in the centre of New York as an icon of freedom and liberty that welcomes immigrants from all over the world to seek a better future in America.
Victor symbolizes the remembered one, and Thomas stands for the forgotten one. The death of Victor’s father is also a significant impact on the story for it signifies the cultural heritage of the two main characters. The major characters of the story are cousins: Victor and Thomas Builds-the-Fire.
Kelvin, who by now has been happy with the progress he has made in his quest to sleep with Linda whom he met in the college compound that morning, pulls his black metallic BMW in front of Liz’s house, which is located a few miles from where he lives. Before opening the car door, he stares at Linda and gives a mischievous smile.
The poem “the Colonel” by Carolyn Forsche has a number of literary devices. Simile is a figure of speech that has been used by the writer to make the descriptions of an object or situation more vivid. For example, the author has used the simile “human ears were like dried peach halves”.
and skills are necessary to live according to the new requirements of the day but it is equally important for a person to consider other job options and skills as well. Any work which involves struggle and hardships should be considered respectful without looking down upon with
Second is his excessive use of metaphors and figures of speech in his narratives in the books to make it engaging and lastly, the book borrowed heavily from other texts and studies that made the book legitimate and sanitized it from the gore of killing.
into the theme of the story that is written, as the writer uses the piece of fiction to portray the beliefs, ideas and motivations in ways that appeal to the reader. In effect, writers always try to convince the reader to accept their beliefs, ideas and motivation through the