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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Cunning Little Tailor Summary & Analysis

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The Cunning Little Tailor Summary

Three tailors set about to win the heart of a haughty princess. When they arrive, the youngest tailor is the only one able to guess the answer to the princess's riddle. After correctly guessing the riddle, the young tailor learns he must also survive the night with a bear. The tailor tricks the bear into thinking he will give the bear violin lessons. The tailor tells the bear his nail must be cut, and locks the bear's paws in a vice. The tailor and his bride ride to the church in a carriage. The other two tailors unlock the bear so he is free to run after the carriage and get his revenge on the tailor. The tailor stands on his hands so that his legs appear to be a vise and threatens to re-apprehend the bear...

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