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The Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs is a fairy tale about three pigs who are trying to escape from a wolf by building houses. In this category, you can read all about the story, from characters and setting to mood and tone.

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What was the solution to the story of The Three Little Pigs?

That the younger pig who used all he’s money and time to build a brick house so the wolf can’t blow it down.

What is the theme of The Three Little Pigs?

The theme of "The Three Little Pigs" is the value of hard work and diligence. Only the pig who designed and built a strong house was safe. The other two were careless and slothful.

Which of the following best describes a character depiction?

An artist paints the three little pigs as superheros and the big bad wolf as a crazed archenemy

A reader imagines the male love interest in her favorite book as having black hair and rugged features.

What is the genre of The Three Little Pigs?

In the strict definitions of traditional literature, it would be a fable (a story with a moral lesson).

All of the animal characters act like people, which teaches a lesson to be passed on through generations. It is a folk tale, not a fairy tale, because there is no magic.

It can also be considered a "nursery rhyme tale" for the rhyming conversation of the Wolf and pigs when he wants them to let him eat them:

Wolf: "Little pig, little pig, let me in."

Pig: "Not by the hair of my chinny-chinny-chin."

Wolf : Then I'll huff...and I'll puff... and I'll blow your house in!"

What is the main idea of The Three Little Pigs?

I think its 'a stronger attitude can help you in life' and in the story is 'a stronger house can help you survive.'

The main idea is about the 3rd pig being smarter and more industrious than the other two pigs by building a house out of bricks, so the Big Bad Wolf cannot blow the house away.

What is the moral lesson of The Three Little Pigs?

The moral of the story is pretty obvious: hard work and diligence will bring success, while carelessness and sloth can bring bad consequences.

  • When building your future, be wise and take your time to build it up right.
  • Hard work and enterprise triumphs over evil forces and misfortune
  • Don't give up when it comes to your life.
  • Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance.
  • Take the time and expense necessary to do things the right way. You may get by for awhile with shortcuts and shoddy work, but in the long run it will cost you.

How many pigs would serve 50 people at a roast?

You want 1 to 1 1/2 pounds of meat per person. So 75 pounds of meat should be enough for 50 people. If you're buying a whole hog I would recommend getting one about 125 pounds on the hoof.

What is the theme of The Three Little Pigs in a paragraph?

The theme of the three little pigs was the related to the strength of building materials used to build their houses with straw and sticks being weak and bricks being strong and structurally secure.

Who is the Protagonist in the story The Three Little Pigs?

The protagonist is usually the main character so probably all three of the pigs

What is the climax of The Three Little Pigs?

The climax is when the Big Bad Wolf, unable to blow down the brick house of the third pig, tries to sneak down the chimney and gets scalded/cooked.

What is the theme of The True Story of The Three Little Pigs?

The theme is how you determine the truth is the wolf innocent or are the pigs innocent. Is he telling the truth? Well I say no bcuz in the story the pig knew that the wolf was there to get a cup of sugar and knew about his granny's b-day . How did he know??? Plus I think maybe the wolf is innocent but not telling the really story. So when he blew the frist pigs house down the pig died bcuz of the "sneeze" but what i am thinking is that he could have died for a heart attack bcuz he was scared of the wolf.

What is the conflict of The Three Little Pigs story?

In the story of the Three Little Pigs, the problem is that the wolf is trying to eat the pigs, and the shelters built by the first two pigs are not able to resist his mighty breath.

Is there any other animal fairy tale that is just as famous as the Three Little Pigs?

Other similarly famous stories are The Tortoise and the Hare, the Lion and the Mouse, the Ugly Duckling, and Little Red Riding Hood (which also features a wolf). For insects, there is the Ant and the Grasshopper, which has a similar moral.

Who is the antagonist in the story The Three Little Pigs?

The wolf, who tries to eat the poor little fat (presumably tasty) pigs.

Who is involved in the story The Three Little Pigs?

The protagonists are three anthropomorphic pigs, able to talk and use tools, each of which builds his own house. The antagonist is the Big Bad Wolf, also anthropomorphic and with a unnaturally strong set of lungs.

The cautionary tale has each of the three pigs building a house from a different material, with the more durable houses taking the most effort to build. The wolf wishes to eat the pigs, and is able to "huff and puff" and expel air with such force that he "blows the houses down" that are made of straw (first pig) and sticks (second pig). However, the third pig has expended the effort to build a brick house, which can withstand the powerful exhalations of the wolf. The only weak point is the open chimney - but when the wolf tries to use it to enter, he falls into a cooking pot in the fireplace.

In some versions of the story, the first two pigs are eaten by the wolf when their structures fail catastrophically. In others, they both flee to the safety of the third pig's house. In some versions of the story, the wolf survives his scalding and never threatens the pigs again.

The basic moral of the tale is to avoid half-hearted enterprises -- do something well, even if it requires greater effort. Also, the lesson that effort expended today can have great value tomorrow.