Aesop’s Fables, “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse”: http://read.gov/aesop/004.html
Compare the animals in this fable with the animal in “The Fox and the Grapes.” http://read.gov/aesop/005.html
Why do fables depend on animals for their primary characters?
Why are the particular animals in these tales suited for their larger lessons?
Length: Written response to the questions should be an essay of three or more full pages, PLUS the Works Cited page (4 minimum).