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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Brother and Sister Summary & Analysis

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Brother and Sister Summary

A brother and sister run away from their evil stepmother. The boy is turned into a deer when he drinks from a brook enchanted by his stepmother. The two stay in a house in the woods until they are discovered by a king. He marries the sister and the deer goes to live in the palace with them. Learning of her stepchildren's good luck, the stepmother kills the sister. The sister's ghost visits the palace and is seen by the king. The king brings the real queen back to life and has the stepmother burned at the stake. As she dies, the roe turns back into the brother.

Brother and Sister Analysis

In the tradition of the fairy tale, this story includes the elements of the supernatural. These elements include a wicked stepmother who is able to bewitch a...

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