What kind of motif is in the story The Boy Who Cried Wolf?
if you lie too many times no one will believe you when it really happens.
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 hunting rifle. no wolf bites here!
Maybe because of the story. In the time it was published, stories with happy endings are really 'prone'. And since William Shakesphere decided to make a one of a kind story, he made Romeo and Juliet a story with a not-so-happy ending. And the fact that almost everyone who watched it cried their eyes out did helped. And this story is about romance, tragedy, things that hopeless romantics like to watch. But it really IS…