Saturday, November 13, 2004

Fable, Parable, And Allegory, Parable

Like fable, the parable also tells a simple story. But, whereas fables tend to personify animal characters - often giving the same impression as does an animated cartoon - the typical parable uses human agents. Parables generally show less interest in the storytelling and more in the analogy they draw between a particular instance of human behaviour (the true neighbourly

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