How is the story The Boy Who Cried Wolf an example of karma?
to be quick the story of the boy who cried wolf means if you lie alot no1 will belive any thing you say!
A parable is a short, simple story that teaches a lesson. The boy who cried wolf is an example of a parable because it teaches to not lie. When a person begins to lie it is very hard to believe anything they say even when they are telling the truth. Which is why the boy who cried wolf is a great example.
It could be a fable or a parable. Fable= story that teaches a moral lesson/principle, but often times uses animals or inanimate objects to carry the message through. Parable= story that teaches a lesson, but uses human characters. Example of parable- 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf' Example of fable- 'The Tortoise and the Hare'
refers to a tale about a sheperd who irresponsibly cried "Wolf!" falsely, too many times, just to attract the attention of the Town folks, trust was irrevocably lust, so when her worst nightmare came true and she was attacked by a real wolf..no matter how desperate she cried for help.. not even a butterfly would move to help her, because no one believed her anymore "She cried wolf one too many times!" :(