Lion and Mouse fable

Because he set the mouse free - Because the lion had helped her - He got caught in a net  - She cut through the net with her teeth - The mouse he had set free

Many fables contain the following points:

Animals are often used in fables, they always keep the same character in the stories.

  • animals and plants are "people"
  • topics of the fables are human weaknesses eg greed,envy, stupidity and vanity etc
  • usually there are only two animals in a fable
  • no exact time in the fable
  • no exact place in the fable
  • fables are short
  • fables have a moral at the end

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