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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

In the text below some words are missing. Select appropriate words to fill the gaps.

Today we (1) …………………… Aesop’s fables with childhood, and the Victorians are largely responsible for that. There were at least seven separate translations or retellings in the 19th century, all (2) ……………….. at children. Rewritten as parables, they were seen as an (3) ……………… way of communicating Victorian morality. Yet, in antiquity, Aesop wasn’t read by children: despite the talking animals and the sometimes-childlike (4) …………………… of the tales, the setting was (5) ……………………… at the time as being political.

 (1) atmosphere (2) blamed (3) notion (4) perceived (5) effective (6) associate (7) targeted (8) despite

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