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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Young Giant Summary & Analysis

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The Young Giant Summary

Thumbling is kidnapped by a giant who feeds him and makes him grow strong and tall. After six years the boy is strong enough to pull an oak tree out of the ground. The giant returns the boy to his father but his father doesn't recognize him or want him. The boy plows his father's field for him and then travels away from his family. He tries to be a smith's apprentice but strikes the anvil so hard he pushes it into the ground. Next the giant applies as a head-man at a farm. He again asks for only the opportunity to hit his boss three times after the end of a year's work. The giant proves himself to be better than any of the other workers and is kept on for the whole year. When the year is...

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