Story Hare and Tortoise: Example of Narrative Text with Moral Value Lesson

Reading value able story for better life. How comes? Stories are full of lessons so, again this post is about story of narrative text. I’m sure all of you who are studying in high schools are very familiar with it. Even in the previous post, we collected 16 examples of narrative text. However we can not say that it is enough to learn it. So we have another story of narrative text in fable.

Do you know fable? I’m sure you have known. It is a story which depicts animals to speak and do like human. Now, let’s see the following example of narrative text in fable story.

Narrative Text: The Story of Hare and Tortoise
There was once an arrogant hare who wanted to prove that he was better than everybody else, so he chose the slowest animal in the county, the tortoise, and invited him to a five mile race.
The tortoise accepted his challenge and trained hard for the event, while the hare walked around boasting that he was going to humiliate the tortoise and make him look stupid.
The day of the race dawned. The tortoise set off at a slow and steady pace, while the hare was dancing around laughing at him; other animals were laughing too, including the rabbit, the badger, and even the little hedgehog.
The hare became exhausted from all his dancing around, so he decided to have a nap. When he awoke, he realised that a few hours had passed and the tortoise was nowhere to be seen. The hare panicked and ran the whole course as fast as he could, which was very fast indeed.
As he reached the top of the final hill, he could see the finish line in the distance, with the tortoise walking slowly across it, the victor.

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