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

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The Donkey Summary

A queen gives birth to a donkey. The ass is raised in the castle as a prince. The donkey learns to play the lute. He travels to a different kingdom where they will not let him in the castle until he plays his lute. The royal family becomes fond of the donkey and he eventually marries the princess. At night he removes his donkey suit and becomes a real man. One night the king burns this suit and the prince must remain a man.

The Donkey Analysis

This donkey-baby that the queen wanted drowned turns out to be the king of two kingdoms. This story includes a set of unrealistic circumstances true to the nature of the fairy tale. These circumstances include a human giving birth to an animal, an animal learning to play a lute, and an animal turning into...

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