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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Herr Korbes Summary & Analysis

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Herr Korbes Summary

A hen, cock, millstone, cat, duck, egg, needle, and pen travel to the home of Herr Korbes. They arrive to find he is not at home, but set themselves up around the house. When Herr Korbes does arrive home, he is attacked by each of his visitors and then finally killed when the millstone drops on him.

Herr Korbes Analysis

Wicked people should take care when they return home because they don't know who might be waiting for them. In this case Herr, Korbes is killed when a millstone falls on him. The moral is that wicked people will eventually get the punishment they deserve.

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