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The Oyster and the Litigants

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The Oyster and the Litigants

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:

Two pilgrims on the sand espied
An oyster thrown up by the tide.
In hope, both swallow’d ocean’s fruit;
But ere the fact there came dispute.



COMMENTS:

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


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