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The Complete Fables - Study Guide Fables 301-305 Summary & Analysis

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(301) "The Thirsty Pigeon" A thirsty pigeon sees a basin of water in a painting and, believing it to be real, hurls herself towards it. She breaks the tips of her wings and falls to the ground where a passerby picks her up. (302) "The Pigeon and the Crow" A domestic pigeon boasts of her fertility. A crow hears and tells her to stop boasting about her children being born into slavery. (303) "The Two Carrying-pouches" Prometheus creates man and bestows two pouches upon him. The pouch worn in the front contains the deficiencies of others. The pouch that hangs in the back contains one's own faults. Therefore men can see the faults of others but not their own. (304) "The Monkey and the Fisherman" A monkey sees some fisherman casting their nets into the water. He picks up their net and, trying to mimic them, gets caught in...

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