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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Giant and the Tailor Summary & Analysis

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The Giant and the Tailor Summary

A boasting tailor meets a giant. The giant asks what the man wants and he responds he wants a piece of bread. The giant proposes the man work for him. The tailor agrees but secretly seeks some way to get away from the giant. His first task is to bring the giant a drink. The tailor sarcastically mentions he should bring the entire spring and well. The giant is troubled at this saying. Next the giant asks the tailor to cut down a few blocks of wood. The tailor again mocks the giant and says he will cut the entire forest down. Finally the giant asks for the tailor to kill a wild boar for supper. The tailor boasts he will kill one thousand boars with one shot. Here the giant suggests they just go...

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