What Is A Fable?

Unlike the Homeric epics or the histories recounted in the early Biblical texts, the fables of Aesop are short allegories intended to encourage appropriate actions. As elsewhere recounted, the Homeric epics are concerned with the noble deeds of great men, particularly duality between wrath of swift-fated Achilles and long-enduring Odysseus, and the Biblical texts are … Continue reading What Is A Fable?