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

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The Griffin Summary

A king's daughter is sick and no one is able to cure her. The king learns that if his daughter eats an apple, she will be cured. The one who brings the apple will be married to her, the king says. Hans gets an apple to the princess and she is healed. The king will not let Hans marry his daughter but instead puts him to the test. Hans passes all the tests and also even gets riches in the process. The king is drowned in the river and Hans marries the king's daughter and inherit the kingdom.

The Griffin Analysis

In this tale it is the youngest and stupidest brother that outsmarts his siblings and even outsmarts a king. This story shows that a person's ability should not be judged by their age, intelligence, or social standing.

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