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

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The Willow-Wren Summary

In a time when machines and birds alike spoke in languages that could be understood, all birds of the world gathered together to decide which bird should be king. They first decide the bird that can fly the highest will be king. The eagle flies higher than all the other birds. Just as the eagle thinks he had won, a bird without a name climbs out of the breast feathers of the eagle and flies all the way up to heaven. The birds say this little fellow cannot be king because he won by trickery. Therefore, they devise another trial. They decide the bird who can go lowest will be king. This time the little bird with no name crawls down a mouse hole and therefore is lower than all the other birds. The other birds decided to set the owl...

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