This short story begins with a man taking his pet monkey to a circus. The monkey, fascinated by a tightrope walker, expresses a desire to walk on the tightrope. Surprisingly, the monkey succeeds and becomes a circus sensation. However, over time, it develops arrogance and refuses to perform without special treatment.
The man decides to teach the monkey a lesson in humility. During a performance, he ties the monkey’s shoelace to the tightrope. As the monkey reaches the middle, it trips, creating a comical scene that humbles the once-arrogant performer. The monkey learns the importance of humility, and they continue performing in the circus, reminding everyone of the value of staying grounded. The story highlights unexpected lessons and the significance of humility.