Fables and Allegories. An Introduction to Animal Farm. What do you know?. What do you know or remember about fables? Have you ever heard of an allegory before? What is satire?. The Ant and the Grasshopper: a Fable. Aesop.
An Introduction to Animal Farm
Probably the most well known writer of fables is Aesop, who lived in Ancient Greece.
He wrote “The Ant and the Grasshopper ” and lots of other fables still popular today.
Literal MeaningSymbolic Meaning
= Hardworking People
= Work / Preparation
= Short-sighted People
= Opportunity Time
= Hard Times
Animal Farm is all 3: a fable, an allegory, and satire!