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Teachers and students love stories. They can bring dry content alive! Allegories and fables use characters or events to represent ideas or principles in a story.

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A story that uses fictional characters, problems, and ideas to illustrate a factual situation is called an allegory.

Bhutan, the Last Shangri-La: Buddhism and Ecology. Lesson with allegory.

eye means readRead Key Word: Story in THE BLUE BOOK by Callison and Preddy, 531-535.

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