Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 56-60 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 91 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Complete Fables.
This section contains 341 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Complete Fables Study Guide

Fables 56-60 Summary

(56) "The Charcoal Burner and the Fuller" A charcoal burner asks a fuller to move in with him so that they can share expenses. The fuller refuses, saying the burner will get soot over everything he cleans. (57) "The Men and Zeus" Men ask Zeus why they were not granted the same gifts of speed and power as the animals. Zeus says that he gave man the gift of speech, which gods favor more. From that point on, the men are grateful. (58) "The Man and the Fox" A man captures a fox and ties a rope dipped in oil around its tail. He then sets fire to the rope. The fox runs into the man's fields and sets fire to the man's crops. The man chases the fox and laments his poor fortune. (59) "The Man and the Lion Traveling Together" A man and lion travel together and...

(read more from the Fables 56-60 Summary)

This section contains 341 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Complete Fables Study Guide
Copyrights
The Complete Fables from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook