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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Valiant Little Tailor Summary & Analysis

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The Valiant Little Tailor Summary

A tailor manages to kill seven flies in one swat. He is so proud of his achievement that he sews himself a girdle with the claim written on the fabric. This claim gives the tailor the upper hand in many adventures and he eventually marries the king's daughter. When the princess learns her husband is only a tailor she plots to have him killed. He again uses his status as a mighty killer to scare off his opponents.

The Valiant Little Tailor Analysis

The moral of this story is that brawn is not always better than brains. In this story the tiny tailor outwits a band of giants, a unicorn, and a wild boar to become and remain a king.

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