Apologue

Ap'o·logue noun [ Latin apologous , Greek ...; ... from + ... speech, ... to speak: confer French apologue .] A story or relation of fictitious events, intended to convey some moral truth; a moral fable. » An apologue differs from a parable in this;: the parable is dr...
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Apologue

• (n.) A story or relation of fictitious events, intended to convey some moral truth; a moral fable.
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Apologue

An apologue is a story or relation of fictitious events intended to convey some useful truths. It differs from a parable in that the latter is drawn from events that pass among mankind, whereas the apologue may be founded on supposed actions of brutes or inanimate things. Aesop's fables are good examples of apologues.
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Apologue

An apologue or apolog (from the Greek ἀπόλογος, a `statement` or `account`) is a brief fable or allegorical story with pointed or exaggerated details, meant to serve as a pleasant vehicle for a moral doctrine or to convey a useful lesson without stating it explicitly. Unlike a fable, the moral is more important than the narrative deta...
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Apologue

Another term for a moral fable--especially a beast fable.
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