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

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The Robber Bridegroom Summary

The daughter of a miller is promised in marriage to a suitor. The daughter is afraid of her betrothed, but she visits his house. She learns he is actually a killer. When the maiden returns home, she tells her father what she learned at the suitor's house. The wedding is held as planned and as all the guests sit at the table, they are asked to tell a story. The bride tells the story of what happened to her at the murderer's house. Realizing he has been found out, the murderer tries to leave, but the guests apprehend him.

The Robber Bridegroom Analysis

This is another story of an outsmarting, this time on the part of a bride. This is a very dark tale as it talks about cutting a person up as well as killing this person. The...

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