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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Spirit in the Bottle Summary & Analysis

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The Spirit in the Bottle Summary

A woodcutter gives all of his earnings to his son to go to school. After two years of school, the son runs out of money and returns home. His father borrows an ax for the boy and the two cut wood together. At lunchtime, the boy walks among the trees instead of resting. He finds a bottle containing a spirit that begs to be let out. The boy lets the spirit out of the bottle only to learn the spirit plans to strangle the boy. The boy tricks the spirit to get him back in the bottle and threatens to leave him. The spirit persuades the boy that if he lets him out again, he will be rewarded. True to his word, the spirit gives the boy a cloth, one end of which will heals...

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