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The Ass and his Masters

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The Ass and his Masters

by Jean de La Fontaine

Genre: Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Young Audiences
Setting: Fantasy
Format of Original Source: Fable
Recommended Adaptation Length: 10 Minutes

Candidate for Adaptation? Not Reviewed

EXCERPT:

A gardener’s ass complain’d to Destiny
Of being made to rise before the dawn.
“The cocks their matins have not sung,” said he,
“Ere I am up and gone.



COMMENTS:

The translation is in verse; a head-start on lyrics.


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