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A moral tale

Josh Emmons

A moral tale

and other moral tales : stories

by Josh Emmons

  • 375 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Short stories,
  • Ethics,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Winner of the Dzanc Books short story collection prize.

    StatementJosh Emmons
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3605.M574 A6 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153 pages
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27236724M
    ISBN 101941088805
    ISBN 109781941088807
    LC Control Number2016031326
    OCLC/WorldCa956351786

    Little Table, Set Yourself!—a moral tale concerning a family happily polyamorous—is the most overtly a fable of these three works, and the briefest, but thin as a razor is thin. A dream logic rules each of these wildly unpredictable, sensual and surreal novellas: these may be romps, but nevertheless deeply moral and entirely unforgettable ones. There's something universally appealing about these very wise human tales, which are found in all parts of the world from Ireland, to India, to Africa and the American South. You and your kids are sure to enjoy the antics in these recommended books for children ages

    In , Potter experimented with book formats for babies and very young children just acquiring verbal skills. One of the three books produced during this period was The Story of Miss Moppet, a Victorian moral tale about teasing and its consequences with a kitten as the titular heroine. As the model for Miss Moppet, Potter borrowed a kitten from a mason working at Hill Top and wrote Millie Warne, Norman . ‘The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage‘ is a little tale about a mouse, bird and sausage who all live together. To make their household a cohesive unit, they each have a specific role within the home: the bird collects wood for the fire; the mouse is in charge of collecting water, lighting the fire and setting the table; and the sausage keeps everyone well fed.

    The two main moral themes in A Tale of Two Cities are the possibility of redemption and the importance of compassion. Compassion is the other great moral theme of the book. Dickens portrays.   Book: Istanbul Passage. Author: Joseph Kanon. Publisher: Simon and Schuster. Kanon’s novel seeks to build on the tradition of the spy-thriller and action tale, but fails in both genres. but tapers out. A greater moral crisis is hinted at in terms of his questionable commitment to securing Alexei’s freedom. Should one aid a war.


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