Aschenputtel By The Brothers Grimm

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A German tale, “Aschenputtel” by the Brothers Grimm, teaches what you pay is what you get. In a scene, when the father asked three daughters what he should bring back for them, two sisters ask for a “Beautiful dresses”(1) and the “Pearls and Jewels”(1). Whereas Cinderella replies, “Father, break off for me the first branch which knocks against your hat on your way home."(1) It shows simple gift could mean much more than expensive gifts. Unlike her sisters, who lives in luxuries, Cinderella’s tree lived a bird, which threw down everything she had wished for. This is further determined when the prince was finding for the maiden who fits on a golden slipper. Two daughters tried to falsify the prince, encouraged by their mother "When thou art Queen
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