The Feathered Ogre Characters

This Study Guide consists of approximately 38 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Feathered Ogre.
This section contains 1,382 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Feathered Ogre Study Guide

The Beautiful Girl

The innkeeper's daughter, a "beautiful girl," is first encountered by the protagonist as the wife of the ogre, who has been his captive for years. She comes up with a scheme to take four feathers from the ogre, answer each of the four questions, and escape with the man, without either of them being eaten by the ogre. She tells the man to hide under the bed while she feeds the ogre his dinner, and when she and the ogre go to bed, she plucks one of his feathers, which awakens him, at which point she tells him she has been dreaming, and he explains the significance of her dream. She repeats this four times during the night, handing each feather to the man under the bed as she does so. The fourth dream that she describes to the ogre is about the innkeeper, whose daughter...

(read more)

This section contains 1,382 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Feathered Ogre Study Guide
Copyrights
Short Stories for Students
The Feathered Ogre from Short Stories for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.