Attention: I'm not a teacher.
There are some proper examples concerning the matter in question.
The novel, which might be regarded as " an infinitely enhanced Aesopian fable ", with poetry in strict subordination to rationality:
The Apple Cart by George Bernard Shaw The play is a fable, of an England ruled over by King Magnus.
Ben E. Perry, one of the foremost authorities on Aesopic fable, argued for the second possibility in his book Babrius and Phaedrus.