Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
by Simms Taback
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat is about self-enhancement and prudence . The genre of the story is Comedy and Cartoon/comic, the setting is Contemporary and Realistic, and the heritage is Jewish.
As Joseph's clothes wear out, he innovatively creates new articles from the leftovers. Based on a Yiddish children's song
The theme of the story is Make the best of your resources until they are all used up.
There is stereotyped social class in the story.
- Hard work
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.