> It is a short story that features animals and conveys a specific moral lesson.
> It is a short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral.
> It is a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters
> It is a short fictional story that features animals, legendary creatures, plants, inanimate objects, or forces of nature, and leads to a particular moral lesson.
√The Fox and the Crow by Aesop
√ The Tortoise and the Hare by Aesop
√ The Lion and the Mouse by Aesop
√ The Fox and the Grapes by Aesop
Features of a fable
> A fable is intended to provide a moral story.
> Fables often use animals as the main characters.
> Fables personify the animal or inanimate characters.
> Fables often have a humorous tone when showing the foolishness of human nature.