How greed is portrayed in fairy tales - www.ezboard.com Can anyone help me? I am writing a paper on how greed is portrayed in fairy tales. I already have my children's book references but am having trouble finding some professional references.
His greed was rewarded, however, by a terrible blow on the face. He then heard the words, "Shut the basket at once, and say nothing to the others." He obeyed and hurried after the others in fear of this terrible boy.
I spoke to few friends, asking them what do they feel is the moral of the story, and they mostly felt that the original version says "grass is not greener on the other side" or "watch what you wish for".