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

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Master Pfriem Summary

Master Pfriem is a cobbler by trade who has the annoying habit of criticizing everything. He is not able to sit still long enough to finish a single shoe because he constantly feels obliged to go out and tell others what they are doing wrong. One night, Master Pfriem dreams he dies and goes to heaven. At the gate, the apostle Peter warns Master Pfriem that in heaven he must not criticize what he sees or else he will experience bad luck. At first, Master Pfriem sees things that irk him in heaven, but he manages to keep his mouth shut. Finally, however, when he sees angels harnessing horses to both the front and back of a cart, Master Pfriem cannot hold back any longer. He criticizes the angels for their stupidity in harnessing the horses this way. The angels grab...

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