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

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The Turnip Summary

Two brothers serve as soldiers. The poor brother becomes a turnip farmer. He grows a huge turnip which fills an entire cart. The farmer gives this turnip to the king. In return, the king gives the poor farmer land and riches. The rich brother is jealous of his poor brother's fortune. He gives the king a gift of riches, thinking he will get more riches in return but the king only gives him the turnip. The rich brother tries to kill his poor brother but his brother is rescued by a student.

The Turnip Analysis

The sack of wisdom is truly a sack of wisdom. It teaches one not to believe everything they hear. Both the poor brother and the student were gullible and believed what was told to them. Both learned the valuable lesson that people don't always have another...

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