Zlateh the Goat Summary & Study Guide

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The book contains seven short stories intended for children though the strong writing and humorous narratives are enjoyable for readers of all ages. The stories are generally about Jewish adults and children living in small, rural areas. Three of the stories are about inhabitants of Chelm and East Chelm. All of the people who live in Chelm are very foolish. The remaining stories are about people who, to one degree or another, wise or even heroic. Most of the stories feature a plot development that is concise and easily followed.

In "Fool 's Paradise," a young man learns the value of hard work and the joys of being anxiously engaged with life. "Grandmother's Tale" is a story told by a grandmother to her grandchildren to educate the about the necessity of behaving appropriately. "The Snow in Chelm" is a humorous story about foolish perceptions and ideas. "The Mixed-Up...

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