Three Little Pigs

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Jessica Aehnlich Mrs. Decker AP Literature 15 September 2013 The Three Little Pigs As the bedtime story is told…once upon a time there were three little pigs. The youngest pig built a house of straw while the second pig built his house out of sticks. They built their houses very quickly and then sang and danced all day because they were lazy. However, the third little pig, the oldest, worked hard all day and built his house with bricks. A big bad wolf saw the two little pigs while they danced and played and thought, “What juicy tender meals they will make!” He chased the two pigs but they ran and hid in their houses. So the big bad wolf went to the first house made out of straw, and within a minute of huffing and puffing he blew the house down. The frightened little pig ran to the second pig’s house that was made of sticks. The big bad wolf then came to that house and huffed and puffed and blew the house down in hardly any time. Now, the two little pigs were terrified and ran to the third pig’s house that was made of bricks. The big bad wolf tried to huff and puff and blow the house down, but he could not. He kept trying for hours but the house was very strong and the little pigs were safe inside. He tried to enter through the chimney but the third little pig boiled a big pot of water and kept it below the chimney. The wolf fell into it and died. The two little pigs now felt sorry for having been so lazy. They too built their houses with bricks and lived happily ever after. The conflict in this little story is man VS. man (wolf VS pig), literally the wolf trying to eat the pigs. The theme of this child’s story is that hard work really does pay off. Both the first and second pigs threw their shelters together as quickly as they can, so they could play. Many little kids hate work, I know I did. Who wants to work if you can play? The third pig however, is older
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