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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Clever Gretel Summary & Analysis

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Clever Gretel Summary

Gretel is a cook who has a habit of drinking wine and tasting what she is cooking. The master calls for two chickens to be cooked for himself and a guest he has invited. The guest is slow in coming, so Gretel reasons that since the wings of the first chicken are burning, she should eat them. She finishes off the whole chicken. The guest has still not arrived, so she decides it is a shame to waste the other chicken, so she enjoys it also. Just as she has finished the second chicken, the master calls for the food. Gretel meets the guest at the door and tells him he must run away as the master plans to cut off the guest's ears. Gretel tells her master the guest has stolen both chickens and is running away with them. Although...

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