The Jester or Fool

Title

The Jester or Fool

Description

The jester of fool shown here was a used in ancient kings courts to ridicule or belittle. This was an important theme in "Hop Frog" to show just how careless and cruel the king was.

Source

Hop Frog by Edgar Allan Poe

Contributor

Dustin Drew

Relation

Image Source: http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=2246

Painted by: William Merritt Chase

Format

Text

Language

English

Type

Short Story

Files

William_Merritt_Chase_Keying_up.jpg

Citation

“The Jester or Fool,” The Museum of Fictional Literary Artifacts, accessed May 18, 2024, https://mfla.omeka.net/items/show/71.