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    Smile Aesop's Fables-- singular form

    Hello.

    "The Tortoise and the Hare" is ______.
    Which of the following choices do you think is grammatically correct to fill
    in the blank?

    1 an Aesop's Fable
    2 an Aesop Fable
    3 an Aesop's fable
    4 an Aesop fable

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Aesop's Fables-- singular form

    Attention: I'm not a teacher.

    Hi Prime123,

    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.

    Regards.

    V.

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