The Joker and the Fishes | NewMusicalsInc /* Mobile Menu Retract ---------------------------------*/

The Joker and the Fishes

                                                                                                                                                                   BACK TO LISTINGS

The Joker and the Fishes

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 joker at a banker’s table,
Most amply spread to satisfy
The height of epicurean wishes,
Had nothing near but little fishes.
So, taking several of the fry,
He whisper’d to them very nigh,
And seem’d to listen for reply.



COMMENTS:

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


VIEW SOURCE DOCUMENT

                                                                                                                                                                    BACK TO LISTINGS