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

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The Goose-Girl Summary

A queen prepares her daughter for marriage. The queen sends a rich dowry and a waiting maid. The girl rides her horse Falada, a talking horse. During the journey the waiting-maid refuses to tend to the princess's needs and instead makes the princess wait on herself. The waiting maid makes the princess take off her royal clothes and ride the maid's horse. The king and prince mistake the waiting maid for the princess. The real princess has been threatened by the waiting maid not to give away her real identity. The waiting maid is married to the prince and the real princess is given a job watching geese. The waiting maid has Fadala's head cut off so the horse cannot give away her secret. The princess pays the knacker to nail Falada's head in a place where she can see it...

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