Symbolism In The Three Little Pigs

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The short story "The Three Little Pigs" by James Orchard Halliwell symbolises a much deeper meaning than what first meets the eye. The wolf seemed to be motivated by greed to pursue the third little pig, but in the end he should have been content with what he had. The wolf killed one pig, and was still looking for more.
The wolf successfully destroyed the first 2 little pig 's houses and ate them (Orchard). He had not only killed 1 pig, but 2! He was persistent, and was he not going to stop until he ate that third little pig. The wolf already had feasted on 2 pigs, but he was greedy and wanted more. “...the wolf came down the chimney, he fell into a pot of boiling water and boiled all up” (Orchard). If he would have been content with the two
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