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The Old Man and the Pupil

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The Old Man and the Pupil

by Ambrose Bierce

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

Candidate for Adaptation? Promising

EXCERPT:

A Beautiful Old Man, meeting a Sunday-school Pupil, laid his hand tenderly upon the lad’s head, saying: “Listen, my son, to the words of the wise and heed the advice of the righteous.”

“All right,” said the Sunday-school Pupil; “go ahead.



COMMENTS:

Sardonic. Cynical. Fun.


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