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Fairy Tale Friday- The Wicked Prince

This week’s Fairy Tale is also known as The Evil King I can totally see why as the main character in this story is rather evil. 164 more words

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The country where Hans Christian Andersen created a world of fairy tales is a magical place. Even the mermaid statue has a long history where two separate models inspired the face and the body. 225 more words


The Wild Swans

By Hans Christian Andersen – Public Domain

Far away from here, in the lands the swallows fly to when we are having winter, there lived a King who had eleven sons and one daughter, Elisa. 6,405 more words

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Wednesday Wisdom - Thinking Words, #25, 2016

“But a mermaid has no tears, and therefore she suffers so much more.”

– Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid

It is a question of release and relief.   79 more words


#ReadThemAllThon Book Review: The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen

Rating: Five out of five stars

My first book that I read for the Pokemon reading challenge is The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen. While the book did not make me cry (oddly enough, the little mermaid herself can’t cry!), it did make my heart quite heavy, and there was certainly enough water mentioned in the book to make up for my lack of tears. 297 more words


H.C. Andersen's Notebook (Fragm.)

Once upon a time–
…ONCE upon a time…
Wicked stepmother?


The Emperor's New Clothes

The story children is a simple case of Fraud.


A false representation of a matter of fact—whether by words or by conduct, by false or misleading allegations, or by concealment of what should have been disclosed—that deceives and is intended to deceive another so that the individual will act upon it to her or his legal injury. 1,683 more words

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