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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Golden Goose Summary & Analysis

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The Golden Goose Summary

Three brothers go into a forest to cut down trees. The oldest is sent off with cake and wine. In the forest he meets a man who asks for food, but the oldest brother refuses to share. As a result, the oldest son cuts himself in the arm and has to go home. The middle brother also refuses to share his food and likewise injures himself and must go home. The youngest son is sent off with cinder cake and sour beer. When he encounters the man, he happily shares. The man grants him good luck. This the youngest son cuts down a tree and finds a golden goose. He takes the goose with him to an inn. The goose attracts the attention of the innkeeper's daughters. The first tries to pull a feather from the goose but becomes...

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