The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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.

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Did the wolf die in ''The Boy Who Cried Wolf''?

or the boy died and his sheep

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What is the climax of Aesop's The Boy who cried wolf?

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Where is the setting of the story the boy who cried wolf?

Maybe a small town or a farm

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf story?

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 grumbled, "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 trick on the villagers." Then Jack cried, "WOLF ! WOLF ! It's chasing the sheep!" The villagers came rushing up the hill to help the boy drive the wolf away. Then they asked where the wolf was. Jack laughed and said, "There is no wolf! It was a joke." The villagers charged down the hill very angry. The next day Jack was bored again and he decided to cry wolf again. He cried, "WOLF ! WOLF ! "There is a wolf chasing the sheep." The villagers once more rushed up the hill to help Jack. But again there was no wolf. The villagers were very angry. And they charged down the hill and said, "If you should cry wolf one more time, do not expect us. Jack just mumbled and said,

"What ever." The next morning when Jack woke up the sheep were acting very strange. Jack peered into the forest and there, looking straight at the sheep, was a wolf. Jack yelled, "Wolf ! Wolf !" but nobody came and the wolf killed all of Jack's sheep. That day jack learned never to cry wolf again.

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Is the boy who cried wolf a fairy tale?

Loosely speaking it might be called a fairy tale. More precisely it is a fable from folk lore.

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Who wrote The Boy Who Cried Wolf?

The Boy Who Cried Wolf is one the ancient fables attributed to Aesop. No manuscripts by Aesop exist and there are many versions of "Aesop's fables."
Tony Ross

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Theme of The Boy Who Cried Wolf?

The theme of The Boy Who Cried Wolf not to lie, or people will not trust you when you need help.

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The other theme of The Boy Who Cried Wolf is Nobody believes a liar ... even when he's telling the truth!

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The Moral of the story is that you should never lie, never-ever-ever.. 8l.

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Is the boy who cried wolf in the Bible?

The Boy Who Cried Wolf is one of Aesop's Fables.

Aesop wrote long-form aphorisms, or "fables" including The Tortoise and the Hare & The Fox and the Sour Grapes.

Aesop lived in the 6th century BCE (about a century before the Jews wrote Genesis, which would become the first book of the Torah). Though many ancient Greek and regional myths and fables were adopted by early Judaism and repeated in various forms in the Tanakh, The Boy Who Cried Wolf is not one of them.

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How old is the boy who cried wolf story?

His precise age is not given. He is old enough to watch the sheep and give the alarm if a wolf comes.

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When was The Boy Who Cried Wolf made?

1867

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What is the climax of boy who cried wolf?

The boy is killed by the wolf.

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What is the moral of the story of 'The Boy who cried Wolf'?

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 warn him not to cry 'wolf!' unless there is a wolf, he has lost his flock.

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What is the the moral of 'The Boy who cried Wolf'?

There could be many morals:

  • Eventually liars face the repercussions of their lies
  • people get tired of reposing to false alarms
  • Never tell the same lie twice
  • Don't overestimate how much people are willing to put themselves out for you
  • Fire unsatisfactory employees as soon as they are discovered
  • Don't put unqualified staff in charge of important projects
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Is 'The Boy who cried Wolf' a short story?

The Boy who cried Wolf is a short story.

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Did the boy die in the story The Boy Who Cried Wolf?

yes people didn't believe him so he got eaten

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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.

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What is the boys name in the boy who cried wolf?

He did not have a name in the story, they just called him boy

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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!

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What kind of wolf was in The Boy Who Cried Wolf story?

Most likely a Timber Wolf, based on the location of the story.

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What is the author's purpose in ''The Boy Who Cried Wolf''?

don't lie so when you need someone to help you are you need something people wont think your lying.

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What is the moral of the story 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf'?

The lesson is to not tell lies because when the time comes that one is telling the truth, people may not believe you and that 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 "Do not ask for help if you do not need it. If you do, you won't get help help when you really do need it. "

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Is the story the boy who cried wolf real?

No, it's fiction.

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What was the wolf wanted for in the story the boy who cried wolf?

This is a hard question, because the wolfs not wanted in this story

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What does the fable The Boy Who Cried Wolf try to teach?

The Boy Who Cried Wolf tries to teach to small children not to lie and not to joke about something serious.

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf problem?

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 cries out that their is a wolf, but the townspeople don't believe him, thinking him to be lying again. Depending on the version, the wolf either eats all the sheep, or eats the boy.

The moral of the story is that someone who lies a lot becomes more and more difficult to believe, and in the end this could mean that when they are really in trouble, no one will help.

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