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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Old Woman in the Wood Summary & Analysis

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The Old Woman in the Wood Summary

A servant girl is the only one to survive an attack by robbers. Not knowing what else to do, she sits down and gives God her situation. A white dove comes and gives her a key, which unlocks a tree where there is food. The dove brings another key to a tree where there is a bed, then another key to a tree where there are clothes. The girl lives like this for quite awhile until the dove asks her to retrieve a plain ring from an old woman's house. The girl catches the woman trying to sneak away with the ring and takes the ring back to the dove. The dove does not appear right away, so she leans against a tree which envelops her. She turns to see a handsome prince...

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