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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Three Snake-Leaves Summary & Analysis

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The Three Snake-Leaves Summary

A young man marries a princess who insists that when she dies, her husband must agree to be buried alive with her in her tomb. She dies and the man does as she has requested. He discovers three leaves that bring his wife back to life. After this experience the woman does not love the man as she once did. She plans to have her husband killed and marry another man. The first husband tells the princess' father of her plan and he has the princess and her new love put to death.

The Three Snake-Leaves Analysis

This story borders on the mystic, as it includes leaves which have the power to bring the dead back to life. The story teaches that if a person is not capable to following through with a promise, they should not make this...

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