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

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The Seven Swabians Summary

Seven Swabians set out on an adventure. They carry one spear, a weapon so long it takes all seven to hold it. In their first adventure, the Swabians are scared by a hornet and surrender to a garden rake. Once they realize they have been silly, the seven agree not to speak of the incident. Next, they encounter a hare, which they believe to be a dragon. The seven attack and are happy when their "enemy" runs away from them. Next the men come to a river they want to cross. They all drown when they try to wade across this deep, rough river.

The Seven Swabians Analysis

These Swabians were foolish in that they didn't recognize the difference between circumstances that were truly dangerous and those that weren't. They are easily scared by benign things while they plunge...

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