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The Fool who Sold Wisdom

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The Fool who Sold Wisdom

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 fool, in town, did wisdom cry;
The people, eager, flock’d to buy.
Each for his money got,
Paid promptly on the spot,
Besides a box upon the head,
Two fathoms’ length of thread.



COMMENTS:

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


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