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

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The Stolen Farthings Summary

The ghost of a dead child tries to remove two farthings from the floorboards of its home. The child was supposed to give the farthings to a poor man but instead kept them for herself. The child is unable to rest in its grave until the farthings are found and given to the beggar.

The Stolen Farthings Analysis

The idea behind this story is that the wrongs done in this life will haunt a person even after they are dead. In this particular tale, the child is unable to rest until the wrong she has done is made right.

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