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September 24, 2014
The serious Ant and the carefree Grasshopper
This fable is about two very different characters, the Ant and the Grasshopper. The ant is somewhat a serious character that is very industrious and responsible. While the grasshopper a carefree person that only thinks of the present. One summer's day they bumped into each other; the grasshopper was hopping all over the place when he came across with ant. The grasshopper invited the ant which by that time is a carrying piece of corn, to spend some time with him and have a little chat. The ant refused, he said that he is very busy because of he is helping stock up food for the winter, the Grasshopper said why bother, they still have lots of food at the present. And then the winter came, and the grasshopper found himself dying because of hunger.
While he saw the ants distributing their food to the other ants from the stock that they had save before the winter (Short stories, n.p).
The story of the ant and the grasshopper are somewhat similar from events in life that I have experienced. Before I have a similar trait just like the grasshopper which is carefree, happy go lucky and just go with the flow. I don't care what will happen tomorrow; I am just concern of what is currently happening in life today. I don't think about my future I just do what I think is fun and what makes me happy. That is why every allowance and money that I get from my parents I either use them to buy lots of clothes, shoes or gadgets that can be considered just luxury and not...