panchatantra

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Indian Fables Panchatantra
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The original Sanskrit work, which some scholars believe was composed in the 3rd century BCE, is attributed to Vishnu Sarma. Only the Prelude to this ancient Indian work identifies him as the author. Because there is no other independent external evidence about him, "it is impossible to say whether he was the historical author . . .or is himself a literary invention.” an inter-woven series of colorful fables, many of which involve animals exhibiting animal stereotypes.
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Unformatted text preview: According to its own narrative, it illustrates, for the benefit of three ignorant princes, the central Hindu Panchatantra The Singing Donkey The Three Fishes What is the moral of each story? What purpose do they serve? Lets Watch! Create your own “Panchatantra” Should include animal stereotypes A moral of the story An illustration to go with the story!! Due 10/18-19 Create your Own!...
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course HUM 201 taught by Professor David during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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