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The fourth artist, Andrew Hladky, burrows deeply into fable, inspired by a dystopian novel.
IN THE GALLERIES: PERSONAL AND POLITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE PASTMARK JENKINSFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The book’s sequel, “The Spirit of Music,” is a kind of action-adventure fable involving Victor, Michael, and a number of other friends and teachers.
THE TALE OF A BASS PLAYER, SONIC EPIPHANIES AND A QUEST TO SAVE ‘REAL MUSIC’BEN RATLIFFFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In her book, Jaffe, a longtime labor journalist, says large corporations specifically conjured this fable in order to pay workers less and give them fewer benefits.
WHY YOU DON'T FEEL AS FULFILLED FROM YOUR JOB AS YOU THINK YOU SHOULDELIANA DOCKTERMANJANUARY 25, 2021TIME
For a writer who would become most renowned for his nonfiction—he won the National Book Award for Arctic Dreams in 1986—it was his short stories and fables and trickster tales that I most cherished, learned from, stole from.
REMEMBERING MY FRIEND BARRY LOPEZBOB SHACOCHISJANUARY 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Like the fable of the city mouse and the country mouse, a city coyote may feel very uncomfortable in the country, and vice versa, guesses Javier Monzon.
ARE COYOTES MOVING INTO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?KATHRYN HULICKSEPTEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
You know the fable about the dog who dropped his meat in the water, trying to snap at its reflection?
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
But whatever may be the origin of this fable, the assigning of it to Napoleon is in itself a singular circumstance.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 178, MARCH 26, 1853VARIOUS
An allusion to the fable in sop about the earthern and brazen pots being dashed together.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The two versions of this fable are also instances of the relative capabilities of the French and the English four-stress lines.
AESOP DRESS'DBERNARD MANDEVILLE
This fable is only one among many others that were narrated with a view to curbing the propensities of blaspheming swearers.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO FABLE

  • bubble
  • castle in the air
  • chimera
  • daydream
  • dream
  • fable
  • fabrication
  • falsehood
  • fancy
  • fantasy
  • fiction
  • illusion
  • improvisation
  • invention
  • lie
  • nightmare
  • production
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