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

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The Little Peasant Summary

A peasant has a calf made from wood which he hopes will turn into a real calf. The calf is stolen so the peasant lodges a complaint with the mayor and is granted a live calf. The peasant kills the calf to sell its skin. On the way to sell the skin, the peasant finds a wounded raven which he wraps in the skin. It begins to storm and the peasant takes shelter in a miller's house. While he is there, the miller's wife prepares a feast for herself and the parson. The miller returns home unexpectedly and his wife quickly hides the food as well as the parson. The miller sees the peasant with his raven and asks about the raven. The peasant claims the bird can tell secrets. The peasant first has the bird "tell" where the...

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