Автор: R.K. Murthi Название: Interesting Stories to Learn Proverbs Издательство: Pustak Mahal Год: June 30, 2009 Формат: pdf Размер: 14.5 mb Язык: English Количество страниц: 109 ISBN-10: 8122309062
Proverbs are short well-known sentences or phrases that tell a general truth about life or offer advice. In other words, they present the gist of a moral tale or a fable prevalent in a specific society. And because of their universal appeal, many of these proverbs have crossed their social barriers, and have become part of the human-consciousness in general. In this book, many popular proverbs driving home some universal moral ideas have been compiled from different sources and cultural backgrounds. Besides many others, we have some of the most popular ones like: It is never too late to learn; Necessity is the mother of invention; and, Self-help is the best help etc. Given their popularity and universal acceptance, the stories connected to them have an appeal for the children and adults alike. Also, this specific illustrative format serves to enhance the recall-value of the proverbs besides affording the pleasure of interesting reading. Truly a treasure-trove you can delve into anytime to improve your knowledge and expand your horizon. About the Author R.K.Murthi is one of India's leading freelance writers; a humorist whose middles and satires appeared regularly in major newspapers and publications. Effectively serving the cause of children's literature, he won several national awards and prizes for his work in the field. He was the Secretary-General of Indian Society of Authors and the Editor-in-Chief of Meghdutam, India's literary magazine on the Net. He has authored over 50 books.