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

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Donkey Cabbages Summary

A huntsman is given the gifts of an invisibility cloak and a bird's heart that causes gold to appear under his pillow. He sees a beautiful maiden, who is the daughter of a witch, and decides to stay at their castle. The witch plans for the daughter to woo the huntsman so she can get both the heart and the cloak. The girl does as directed. The huntsman winds up in a cabbage patch and realizes he has been tricked. Some of the magic cabbages cause the man to become a donkey while others turn him back into a man. He feeds these cabbages to the maiden and her mother. The mother dies but the huntsman transforms the maiden back into her human form. The two are married.

Donkey Cabbages Analysis

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