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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Poor Boy in the Grave Summary & Analysis

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The Poor Boy in the Grave Summary

A orphaned boy is placed in the care of a rich family. This family does not care for the boy, does not feed him enough, and punishes him often. Once the boy is put in charge of taking a basket of grapes and a letter to a judge. The boy is so hungry that he eats two grapes out of the basket. When the boy arrives with the grapes the judge counts them and finds two are missing. The boy admits he ate the grapes. A second time the boy is sent to the judge with the basket of grapes. Again he eats two along the way. Again he is honest in admitting he ate the grapes. The judge writes the rich family that they should feed the boy better and should teach...

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