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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Six Servants Summary & Analysis

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The Six Servants Summary

In an attempt to do away with mankind, a sorceress presents all of her daughter's suitors with a task they must perform. With the help of a group of six servants with special abilities, one man is able to complete all the tasks. The sorceress causes her daughter to be angry with her new husband because she must now take orders from a common man. The daughter sets forth a test for her husband. He or one of his servants is to stand in the midst of burning wood. One servant agrees to this task and survives his time in the fire. The man reveals his "real" identity. He tells her he is a swineherd. She helps with the swine one week. She meets people who ask her if she knows who her husband is. They take her to...

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