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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Twelve Huntsmen Summary & Analysis

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The Twelve Huntsmen Summary

A king's son is already promised in marriage to one girl. Upon the king's death, he promises himself to another girl. The first fiancée finds eleven other girls who look like her. They dress like huntsmen and join in service to the king's son. As they are hunting one day, news comes that the new bride is approaching the palace. The first fiancée becomes so hurt that she faints. As the king rushes to her, he realizes she is his first bride. He sends the second bride away and marries his first love.

The Twelve Huntsmen Analysis

This story again contains many important fairy tale components. There is a talking lion, a palace, a king, as well as a prince and princess. Although she has been wronged, it is the princess's quick thinking and ability to persevere...

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