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Pippi Longstocking - Chapters 1-2 Summary & Analysis

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Pippi Longstocking is a young girl who lives by herself in a house within a tiny Swedish town. The house is overgrown and sits in a garden, and has the name Villa Villekulla. Her mother died when she was a baby, and Pippi has no recollection of her. Her father, a sea captain, traveled the world and took Pippi on many adventures before he was swept overboard during a storm. When Pippi leaves her father’s ship, she takes her little monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and a suitcase of gold back with her to Villa Villekulla. With the money, she purchases something she always wanted – a horse. The horse lives on the porch, but if Pippi ever wants to have afternoon coffee outside, she simply picks up the horse and sets him down into the garden. Pippi has remarkable strength, and uses it when necessary. Next door to...

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