Jean de La Fontaine | Critical Essay by Margaret Guiton

This literature criticism consists of approximately 10 pages of analysis & critique of Jean de La Fontaine.
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Critical Essay by Margaret Guiton

SOURCE: "The Fox and the Crow," in La Fontaine: Poet and Counterpoet, pp. 2-11. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1961.

In the following essay, Guiton commends the appealing, poetic language of La Fontaine's fables.

Gi; le Corbeau Et Le Renard =~ Sle Corbeau Et Le Renard

    Maître corbeau, sur un arbre perché,
     Tenait en son bec un fromage.
    Maître renard, par l'odeur alléché,
     Lui tint à peu près ce langage:
     "Hé bonjour, Monsieur du Corbeau.
Que vous êtes joli! que vous me semblez beau...

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