-- See Also Fables Use for tales intended to teach moral lessons, often with animals or inanimate objects speaking and acting like human beings and usually with the lesson stated briefly at the end. A novel belonging to this genre is George Orwell?s Animal farm.
-- See Also Legends Use for works of traditional narrative, especially those handed down from early times and popularly regarded as historical. Legends are generally about an individual figure, e.g. Robin Hood, the Flying Dutchman, Faust.