Summary Of The Three Spinners

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The story of The Three Spinners is a well-known Grimm fairytale. Number 14 of 211 stories and legends, and only three pages long, it is often overlooked. If you have not heard this story, it goes like this: a lazy girl was beaten by her mother for not spinning flax. The Queen took notice. Her mother lied to the Queen saying the girl wouldn’t stop spinning. The Queen took the girl to her castle where she gave the girl three rooms full of flax to spin. Then told her when she spins it all she will have the hand of the Queens eldest son. The girl not knowing how to spin, cried so loud and so much three women took notice. Each of the women had a distinct “mark” of flax spinning. They did the work for the girl, in exchange for an invitation to the wedding. They came to the wedding and the prince noticed their “marks.” The prince marries the girl and declares she will never have to spin flax “again” so she won’t get the “marks” like the women.

My point in bringing up this story was not for your entertainment, but the peak your curiosity. This young, beautiful girl endured beatings from her mother and bribes form the Queen. Still, she never would spin flax. Why not? This is where our story begins, with the girl who wouldn’t spin flax.

She was never given a name, but this is a story passed down
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With home life a mess and Vati unhappy, we will skip to the end of the first year of his job search. Vati was desperate to go home again, so when the news came of the war being waged against the neighboring county, he discovered the pay of the soldiers. It was such a sum that he could fight for a year and never have to work again. Sending his last letter to Amilda before going off to war he wrote: “...wait for me, don’t waste your life with the women skills. Everything will be just like it used to soon...” To his wife he wrote, “Be nice. Be home within the year with all the money we will ever

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