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

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Tales of the Paddock Summary

I - A paddock comes to share a little girl's afternoon meal of bread and milk. The mother sees the paddock and kills it. After it dies, the little girl becomes sick and dies.

II - An orphan girl is spinning when she sees a paddock creep out of a wall. She lays down a blue silk handkerchief and the paddock brings her a crown. The girl picks up the crown. When the frog returns and cannot find the crown, it beats its head against the wall until it is dead.

III - A child asks a paddock if it has seen her sister. The frog asks the child if she has not seen her own sister.

Tales of the Paddock Analysis

These stories do not present frogs in a very favorable light. It seems that anyone...

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