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

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The Shroud Summary

A young boy dies and his mother cries for her boy continually. The boy's ghost begins appearing at night. The ghost begs its mother to stop crying so its burial shroud will dry and it can rest comfortably in the grave. The mother gives her sorrow to God and the child is able to rest peacefully.

The Shroud Analysis

This story tells the importance of giving one's troubles to a greater power, in this case, God.

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