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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Three Feathers Summary & Analysis

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The Three Feathers Summary

A king gives his sons a test to determine which one will rule his kingdom once he has passed away. He asks the boys to go out and bring back the most beautiful carpet they can find. In order to make things fair, the king blows three feathers into the air, each determines which direction each of the three boys will take. Of the two elder boys one goes east while another goes west. The feather of the youngest goes straight up and back down. The youngest son notices a trap door in the ground. After he goes through this door, he meets a toad who gives him a beautiful carpet. The older brothers bring back rough handkerchiefs. When the king declares the youngest will be king, the elder sons begs for another test. Just as before, the youngest...

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