A Wild Swan: And Other Tales - “Her Hair” Summary & Analysis

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Summary

The narrator of “Her Hair” states in the beginning of the story that the prince who found Rapunzel by climbing up her hair was cut down by the queen, causing him to fall into the thorns below the castle which took out his eyes. He then travelled the world upon his horse searching for Rapunzel, knocking on all doors and enduring ridicule from many. Some helped him, being mindful of his blinded state.

He finally found her in the place where she had been abandoned by the queen. She recognized him despite his bedraggled state and he said only her name. He acknowledged how far he had fallen from being a prince of high ranking to being reduced to climbing up a rope of hair for a princess, and he expressed joy at meeting her now.

They live together now in their own...

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