Mary Howitt Essays
Howitt's Well-Wrought Fable: A Critical Appreciation of 'The Spider and the Fly' 12th Grade
"The Spider and the Fly" and Other Poems
The beast fable is a staple of world literature. In such tales, talking animals learn a lesson from their dealings with each other, and the listener is urged to draw parallels between human and animal behaviour. This essay looks at how Mary Botham...