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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf is a story about lying and what happens if you lie. This category is for questions about the story, characters, mood, and theme.
This is a hard question, because the wolfs not wanted in this story
The original story is part of ancient Greek folk lore. The boy ispresumably Greek.
Here is the story of the boy who cried wolf. Once upon a time a young shepherd boy named Jack thought his job as a shepherd was very boring.Jack mumbled I never get to have any fun all I do every day of my life is watch these sheep.Then Jack had a plan to have fun.Jack said I got it I will play a...
yes people didn't believe him so he got eaten
Like the mediebal (Everyman) often writers dealing with expendable characters sought like modern accident acutuaries ( 40% more likely to have a fatal crash ) used anonymity as a sort of shielding device. Characters who are expended in stories usually have no name and only the barest minimum of...
The Grasshopper and the Ant, and The Tortoise and the Hare both bear some similarities to it.
The lesson is to not tell lies because when the time comes that one is telling the truth, people may not believe you andthat could have dire consequences. The boy kept telling everyone there was a wolf, but he was lying.And then, in the end, a wolf does come and no one believes him! The moral is ...
this fable is not found in the bible
A fable (because it contains a lesson, or moral).
The solution is to never joke around about something so serious because people will never believe when your telling the truth.
either go to Barnes and Nobles or Borders. you can also visit their website, which is much easier.
don't lie so when you need someone to help you are you need something people wont think your lying.
The tone of the boy and the wolf is horrible. They hate the poor little child because he lie, lie, lie..... the tone is nice though... :D
No. In the story, the boy and his sheep are killed by the wolf because the boy called wolf so many times when there was no wolf that when a wolf did come, nobody thought there was a wolf.
It was written to teach kids that lying can have negative consequences.
to be quick the story of the boy who cried wolf means if you lie alot no1 will belive any thing you say!
if you lie too many times no one will believe you when it really happens.
its called a fable or sometimes a fairytale
There once was a shepherd boy who was bored as he sat on the hillside watching the village sheep. To amuse himself he took a great breath and sang out, "Wolf! Wolf! The Wolf is chasing the sheep!" The villagers came running up the hill to help the boy drive the wolf away. But when they arrived at...
The Boy Who Cried Wolf is about like fiction stuff like: Vampires and were wolfs. But... a speacil character is Victoria Justice the girl from Victorious and that's all I suspect I know.
Little Red Riding Hood, Three Little Pigs, The Three Bears, and Hansel and Gretel are similar to the story, The Boy Who Cried Wolf.
It helps kids learn not to lie and not to make false accusations if they want anyone to believe them when it is important. In real life, kids should be payed attention to even if they were untruthful in the past.
The moral of the story is to not tell lies. People may believe you once or twice but once you lose their trust, they won't believe anything you say and it will have detrimental consequences.
He did not have a name in the story, they just called him boy
The boy was board so he cried wolf wolf to see everyone come heliked it but the other did not when there was a real wolf the otherpeople did not belive it from the last times he cried wolf.
The theme of The Boy Who Cried Wolf not to lie, or people will not trust you when you need help. AND The other theme of The Boy Who Cried Wolf is Nobody believes a liar ... even when he's telling the truth! AND The Moral of the story is that you should never lie, never-ever-ever.. 8l.
Super Why - 2007 The Boy Who Cried Wolf 1-7 was released on: USA: 17 September 2007
The moral of the story is that we should not lie. a liar will not be believed, even when he tells the truth. after the boy's tricks make the villagers believe he is a liar, when the real wolf comes, his flock is slaughtered because they believe it is just another trick. by ignoring his elders who...
The boy is killed by the wolf.
It is a fable, a story that has birds and animals as chracters.Fables teach some moral lesson.
The moral of the story is: Don't play fool with others.
It is shown that the boy was killed by the wolf.
It is an imaginary story. It was written in BC.
Thewolf wanted to eat the sheep. .
The Boy Who Cried Wolf is one the ancient fables attributed toAesop. No manuscripts by Aesop exist and there are many versions of"Aesop's fables." Tony Ross
It is a fable, designed with the intention of demonstrating an idea: If a person constantly cries for help when it is not needed, nobody will come to help them when they are truly in trouble.
The basic summary to the story is: A boy got bored watching sheep, and wanted excitement. So he called"Wolf!" The villagers came running, got mad at the boy because itwas a prank, and left. The next day the boy did the same thing. Thevillagers got really mad at the boy, because it was a trick....
It's attributed to Aesop, so the tale is Ancient Greek in origin.
In the fairy tale, aShepard boy is bored by watching his sheep. To entertain himself, he cries out that their is a wolf approaching. The townspeople run out to drive off the wolf, but find that their isn't one and that the boy was lying. This happens several more times, until a REAL wolf appears....
The Boy Who Cried Wolf is one of Aesop's Fables. Aesop wrote long-form aphorisms, or "fables" including The Tortoiseand the Hare & The Fox and the Sour Grapes. Aesop lived in the 6th century BCE (about a century before the Jewswrote Genesis, which would become the first book of the Torah).Though...
not to be liar that would be the moral. the climax is most likely the part where the wolf actually comes Not to Lie lol
Cautionary or moralizing about the results of improper conduct. One notes the lead character is anonymous. never liked this stuff. do not confuse with Peter and The Wolf which seems to be about a good-guy junior hunter. In record album covers he sallies forth in a garrison hat and shouldering a...
The Boy Who Cried Wolf tries to teach to small children not to lie and not to joke about something serious.
Most likely a Timber Wolf, based on the location of the story.