Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Prime123 is offline Newbie
    Join Date
    Jan 2008

    Smile Aesop's Fables-- singular form


    "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.

  2. #2
    vil is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Bulgarian
      • Home Country:
      • Bulgaria
      • Current Location:
      • Bulgaria
    Join Date
    Sep 2007

    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.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts