The Little Match Girl Summary
Hans Christian Andersen

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The Little Match Girl Overview

“The Little Match Girl” is a story by Hans Christian Andersen. The narrative details a young girl’s experiences on New Year’s Eve, as she tries to sell matches on the street to avoid being beaten by her father. The girl imagines elements of a better life as she fights the cold. This story explores themes of poverty, hope, and cruelty.

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