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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Ferdinand the Faithful and Ferdinand the Unfaithful Summary & Analysis

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Ferdinand the Faithful and Ferdinand the Unfaithful Summary

A rich couple becomes poor and has a son. There is no godfather except a poor man with nothing to give the child. The godfather gives the child the name Ferdinand the Faithful. He gives the midwife a key which will fit a castle the child will find when he turns fourteen. When the child turns fourteen he unlocks the castle and finds a white horse inside. Ferdinand mounts the horse and rides to a village where he is hired by the king as an outrider. His companion, Ferdinand the Unfaithful, also gets a job in the king's service. In an attempt to do away with Ferdinand the Faithful he suggests the king send Ferdinand the Faithful to rescue the king's love from giants. Ferdinand the Faithful rescues the princess. The...

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