Suddenly, he noticed an Ant passing by, carrying a great deal of food. Narrator 3: The grasshopper laughed at the ant and then he continued his song. The ant begins working away throughout the summer collecting his food and building his shelter in order to prepare for the upcoming winter. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great effort an ear of corn he was taking to his nest. Review the definition of the prefix re-(again) and recount (to retell with only the most important details). Shortly afterward, the winter cold and snow come. Preface Table of Contents A fable is a terse fictional story that features animals, mythical creatures, plants, inanimate objects or forces of nature which are given human qualities such as verbal communication, and that illustrates or leads to an interpretation of a moral âItâs a beautiful day! Ant and Grasshopper . "I can recount the fable 'The Ants and the Grasshopper' using the story elements." The ant begins working away throughout the summer collecting his food and building his shelter in order to prepare for the upcoming winter. In Luli Grayâs retelling, the ant is a hard worker, but he is irritated by the constant singing and fiddling of the grasshopper who is â¦ Text Summary . In this fable we learn that the ant in the story is much like the character of George. In this fable we learn that the ant in the story is much like the character of George. Grasshopper: Look at that silly ant. The characters are introduced after a short introduction about the story of the ant and the grasshopper. The grasshopper wanted the ant to stop and talk to him, but the ant was too busy preparing for winter. "I can determine the central message of 'The Ants and the Grasshopper' based on how the characters respond to the problem/challenge." The story of "The Ant and the Grasshopper" is about an ant that that was busy moving ears of corn around while the grasshopper was lazing around. The Ant and the Grasshopper One summerâs day, in a field, a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart's content. Template:Character The grasshopper plays a role in "The Ant and the Grasshopper" narrated by Sam the Eagle in episode 212 of The Muppet Show. In The Ant and the Grasshopper by W. Somerset Maugham we have the theme of justice, trust, fear, morality, embarrassment, happiness and struggle. The characters are introduced after a short introduction about the story of the ant and the grasshopper. He basked in the warm sun all summer long without a care in the world. However, the grasshopper chooses to ignore her, and goes on with his carefree attitude. The ants retreat to their home in a hollow tree. Aesopâs Fable: The Ant and the Grasshopper One summer day, a Grasshopper was dancing, singing and enjoying the beautiful weather. Narrator 1: As summer turned to autumn the grasshopper continued to sing his song and enjoy the sunshine. As the ant meets his untimely demise, the grasshopper drives to Florida in a sports car to beat the winter. ome sing with me instead of workingâ, said the Grasshopper. His outlook on life is bright and cheerful, never minding of the ant who believes that work is all that matters. This set of formative tools contains two different retellings of Aesopâs the ant and the grasshopper fable. All day long he works hard and never enjoys the sunshine. The Ant and the Grasshopper by W. Somerset Maugham When I was a very small boy I was made to learn by heart certain of the fables of La Fontaine, and the moral of each was carefully explained to me. The ant queen cautions the grasshopper that when winter comes, his tune of merriment will be different.