Stories intended to teach moral lessons, and whose main characters are generally animals or inanimate objects that speak and act like human beings. For short, simple stories that convey a moral lesson, and whose main characters are generally humans, see Parables.
Here are entered: 1. Works comparing and classifying the grammatical structure of genetically unrelated languages or groups of languages; 2. Works in which the principles of grammar in general are discussed, i.e. general, philosophical or universal grammar. Works which present a specific comparison of the grammars of two or more languages or groups of languages are entered under the name of the language, with the subdivision Grammar, Comparative, e.g. 1. Slavic languages--Grammar, Comparative; or, 1. Russian language--Grammar, Comparative--English. 2. English language--Grammar, Comparative--Russian; or, 1. Slavic languages--Grammar, Comparative--Germanic. 2 Germanic languages--Grammar, Comparative--Slavic. --subdivision Grammar, Comparative under names of languages