Three Billy Goats Gruff
by Peter Christen Asbjrnsen
Three Billy Goats Gruff is about prudence |. The genre of the story is Mythology/folktale, the setting is Realistic, and the heritage is European.
Three BillyGoat brothers try to cross a bridge to get to the meadow on the other side. A mean, ugly troll below the bridge tries to stop them.
Moral reasoning in the story focuses on self concern.
The theme of the story is Do what it takes to overcome obstacles in your path.
The story is sometimes rude.
There is stereotyped age differences in the story.
- Ruthless/Do anything to get your way
- Wrath/Vicious Anger
The 4 Component Model
- Ethical Sensitivity - Evidence of concern for others and awareness of the consequences of one's actions.
- Ethical Judgment - Shows characters deliberating about ethical choices.
- Ethical Focus - Addresses the ethical demand in the situation, prioritizing moral goals and responsibilities over selfish interests.
- Ethical Action - Has a character who takes several steps to reach a moral goal and perseveres to complete the ethical action.