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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Fox and the Horse Summary & Analysis

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The Fox and the Horse Summary

A horse is disowned by its master because it is no longer able to plough and work. A fox helps the horse "bring home" a lion. Because the horse has accomplished this feat, the owner promises to care for him the rest of his life.

The Fox and the Horse Analysis

Despite his nature, a fox helps a horse capture a lion and take the lion to the horse's master's house. The master had planned on getting rid of this "useless" animal until the horse proved himself able to perform this feat. The story teaches that things, animals, and people should not be written off too easily. They may still have some usefulness left in them.

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