Aesop's Fables

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Introduction: I grew up reading fables. Such as, the Tortoise and the Hare, which taught me faster isn’t always better. I enjoyed fables the most because of the valuable lessons that were strung within them. Majority of the fables have life lessons that help you as a person throughout your life. Because fables are short, sweet and to the point, it makes it easier for younger children to grasp. Growing up listening and reading these stories taught me morals that I still live by to this day. Fables have helped me get through multiple life situations. Fables were always my favorite to read because of the important lessons they’ve taught me. I’m writing this paper on fables because it was the easiest for me to relate too. Given that as a child I read these stories a lot, they taught me lessons that I can still implement in my everyday life. Such as, don’t judge a book by its cover…cliché but important to remember. This has helped me to befriend those who judging by looks I normally wouldn’t. Without reading these stories I don’t think I would have learned all the lessons that I have from reading these fables. They’ve also been the most entertaining and intriguing stories to read. A lot of people, especially children, can benefit from these stories. Because the lessons are so simply stated, it makes it easier for people to learn and that’s why fables are so important to us. The Search: One day, Mr. Boardman announced that he was assigning a research paper that was to be written on our choice of the following: fairy tales, fables, or folk tales. He went on to say that the following week we would be meeting in the library daily to research our topic of choice. So the following week, during third period, class was hel... ... middle of paper ... ...lone which leads me to believe I’m not alone and that others have learned these morals from reading these tales. Works Cited Aesop,.N.p..Web 17 Dec 2013 . (STEP 2) Boudreau, Tanya. “Aesop’s Fables.” Resource Links. Oct. 2013: 6 Junior Edition. Web, 19 Dec 2014. (STEP 3) “Fable”. Encyclopaedia Britannica. 2009. Encylopaedia Britannica Online School Edition. 12 Nov. 2009 . (STEP 1) “Fable.” Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com, n.d. Web. 21 Jan 2014. (STEP 4) Phalean. “Aesop’s Fables Lion and Mouse Kids.” Youtube. Youtube, 21 Feb. 2012. Web. 05 Jan. 2014. . (STEP 5) Gibson, Kyle R. Personal interview. 05 Jan. 2014. (STEP 6)

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