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

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Strong Hans Summary

Two-year-old Hans and his mother are kidnapped by robbers. After they are set free, Hans goes traveling. He sets up housekeeping with two other strong men in an abandoned castle. They decide to rotate duties, with one staying home to cook while the others go out to hunt. Each day a dwarf comes to the castle and the men decide to follow the dwarf into a crevice. Hans finds the dwarf sitting next to a princess. Hans kills the dwarf and sends the princess up to the other men. The other men leave Hans in the underground chamber. He finds a ring which calls spirits that take him out of the underground chamber. Hans rescues the maiden again and the two are married.

Strong Hans Analysis

This is a story of superhuman strength and power. As a twelve-year-old, Hans is able...

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