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What was the moral story of "The Story of the Moth"?

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A. Listen to elders who have more experiences
B. Courage to face challenges in life
C. Dying for another is worth it if it is for that person to see the light
D. Painful times can make US stronger
E. All of the above

This question is part of Introduction to Jose Rizal Life, Works and Writings
Asked by Agomlas, Last updated: May 30, 2020

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C.Charlotte

C.Charlotte

Answered Mar 17, 2020

The answer to this is all of the above. The moth in the story was tempted to go near the flame because it is appealing, but in the end, the moth got burned. It should be remembered that the moth was already told of the possible consequences of its actions, but the moth did not listen to his elders. At the same time, the story talks about how important it is to always do your best in everything that you do because the rewards will be achieved later on. Painful times happen because they are meant to make anyone stronger. At the same time, people are recommended to not tell a lie in life.
 

C.Charlotte

C.Charlotte

Answered Mar 16, 2020

The correct answer to this question is E, All of the above. The Story of The Mouth tells the story of Doña Teodora, who is teaching her son how to learn Spanish. Through teaching the language, Teodora also gives him the wisdom of many lifelong lessons that he will be able to carry with him through the rest of his life. One of those is to always listen to his elders, because they have experienced more than him. Another lesson is not be scared to face challenges in life. Along with those two Doña Teodora teachers her son that pain is worth it because it makes us stronger and that dying for another person can be worth it if the person sees the light in the end.
 

C.Charlotte

C.Charlotte

Answered Mar 12, 2020

My answer to this is E. It should be remembered that there are many lessons that can be learned from The Story of the Moth. The first thing is that the elders have already gone through a lot of things in life.

The lessons that they will impart to the younger generation are based on their experiences and the things that they believe to be true. The next thing is that people should have the courage to face various challenges in life. Life will be full of challenges, and it will always be different from one person to another.

The challenges that you are facing now may be different from others, but no matter how big or how small, these challenges can be faced. Dying for another person is sometimes necessary, but this is not literal. You may sometimes have to allow a portion of yourself to die first in order to sacrifice for another person. Going through tough times will always make people stronger. All of these things can be learned from this story.

 

K. Myers

K. Myers, Blogger, Chicago

Answered Jul 30, 2018

"The Story of the Moth" teaches us about all the points which are mentioned above in the question. Basically, it has numerous moral life lessons including listening to our elders who are more experienced than us, never tell a lie throughout our life, never give up in our painful times as it makes us stronger.

The story of the Moth is a tale of a mother and his younger child whom she teaches about the rules of life. She tells him that for achieving success in life, one must have to take risks and prepare for the worst consequences. So, the answer will be option E. All of the above.

 

Anika Nicole

Content Writer, Teacher

Anika Nicole, Wordsmith, PG In Journalism, New York

Answered Jul 10, 2018

Here, the correct answer is option E. All of the above.

In this story, Doña Teodora teaches his son Rizal how to understand Spanish. The Story of the Moth taught us the following things:

A. We should listen to elders who have more experiences.
B. Have the courage to face challenges in life.
C. Dying for another is worth it if it is for that person to see the light
D. Painful times can make us stronger.

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered May 23, 2017

All of the above
 

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