How the Stories are Alike The Boy Who Cried Wolf The shepherd boy wanted to get attention, to make things more exciting The truth was not exciting The villagers were angry And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street Marco wanted to tell a story that no one can beat The truth was not exciting Marco thought his father would be angry
How the stories are different The Boy Who Cried Wolf The shepherd boy told his made-up story as if it were true. The shepherd boy got into trouble for lying. Lying in this situation was very dangerous. And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street Marco told his father the truth. Marco did not get into trouble. If Marco had not told the truth, it would not have caused any real harm to anyone.