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Identify the genre of the following passage:
In a field one summers day a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its hearts content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great toil an ear of corn he was taking to the nest.
"Why not come and chat with me," said the Grasshopper, "instead of toiling and moiling in that way?"
"I am helping to lay up food for the winter," said the Ant, "and recommend you to do the same."
"Why bother about winter?" said the Grasshopper; "we have got plenty of
food at present." But the Ant went on its way and continued its toil.
   When the winter came the Grasshopper had no food, and found itself dying of hunger, while it saw the ants distributing every day corn and grain from the stores they had collected in the summer. Then the Grasshopper knew: "it is best to prepare for the days of necessity."


A
Satire
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B
Fable
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C
Epigram
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D
Hyperbole
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Solution

The correct option is A Fable
A fable is a simple tale that attributes human-like qualities to animals and presents a moral lesson. The given passage has all these elements. So, the passage is a fable. The correct answer is option B.

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