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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Little Red-Cap Summary & Analysis

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Little Red-Cap Summary

A girl is distracted by a wolf on her way to her grandmother's house. He learns her plans and goes to the grandmother's house where he eats the grandmother. When the girl arrives at the house, the wolf eats her also. A man passing by saves the grandmother and her granddaughter from the wolf's belly. The next time a wolf tries to distract the girl, she will not listen to him. She instead goes to her grandmother's house where she and her grandmother trick the wolf and the wolf is killed.

Little Red-Cap Analysis

"Little Red-Cap" is a warning to children to listen to and obey their parents. Although the girl's mother warned her not to wander off the path, the girl does so anyway and puts both her grandmother and herself in danger. The girl has obviously learned her lesson...

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