"My Kinsman, Major Molineux" has been read as a fable of the relations between youth and age, between America and England. What elements of such a fable are evident in the tale? What aspects of the tale do not seem to fit such a reading?
Since a fable is typically a very short story told in prose or poetry to teach a practical lesson about how to succeed in life, you might add that "My Kinsman, Major Molineux" contains some elements of this genre. Because it implies life lessons about youth and age and commentary about America and England, it adheres to ...
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