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The Complete Fables Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Castaway and the Sea" whom is the castaway baling for his misfortune?



2. Who is Piraeus?



3. In "The Young Wastrel and the Swallow" what does the man lose?



4. In "The Bald Horseman" why do people laugh at the bald man?



5. What happens to the passengers aboard a ship in "The Sea Voyagers"?



Essay Topics

What can be said of the animal kingdom in Aesop's fables? Are they quick-witted, foolish, cunning, etc? Give examples.

The Greeks were obsessed with beauty and intelligence among many other things. Do you see any fables depicting this? Which ones?

How do the objects used in all the fables (for example, the caves, trees, statues, etc.) encourage credulity to the setting in the fables?

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