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

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The Shepherd Boy Summary

A shepherd boy is famous for wise answers. The king tells the boy if he is pleased with the boy's answers to three questions, he will adopt the boy and regard him as his own son. The boy gives wise answers and the king adopts him.

The Shepherd Boy Analysis

In all his answers, the shepherd boy does not necessarily give a correct answer so much as he gives an answer that proves how impossible it is to answer the question. Sometimes wisdom is shown by knowing what can and can't be accomplished.

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