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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Twelve Brothers Summary & Analysis

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The Twelve Brothers Summary

After thirteen sons, a king has a daughter. He has threatened to kill all of his sons if the new child was female, so all of his sons have gone into hiding. As the girl grows up she learns about her brothers and goes in search of them. She finds her brothers but picks twelve enchanted flowers, which causes the boys to turn into ravens. The sister must not speak or laugh for seven years for her brothers to be turned back into humans. Her mother-in-law convinces the girl's husband to have the girl put to death. Just as she is about to be burned at the stake, the seven years expires and her brothers rescue her.

The Twelve Brothers Analysis

This is a story of the love that can develop between siblings even when these siblings aren't raised...

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