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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Going a Traveling Summary & Analysis

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Going a Traveling Summary

A poor man's son goes traveling. He plans to tell everyone he sees "not much, not much, not much". The first time he uses this phrase, a group of fisherman wind up bringing in only a few fish. The fishermen advise him to use a different phrase. This happens with each new group of people he meets. Each phrase is inappropriate until finally he causes a cart to fall into a pit. He is whipped so soundly by the driver that he goes back and never travels again.

Going a Traveling Analysis

This unfortunate son never has the right word to say. He is finally so unwelcome on his travels that he is forced to go back home.

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