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Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875)

1. 01 - The Ice Maiden - Little Rudy
2. 02 - The Ice Maiden - The Journey to the New Home
3. 03 - The Ice Maiden - The Father's Brother
4. 04 - The Ice Maiden - Babette
5. 05 - The Ice Maiden - Homewards
6. 06 - The Ice Maiden - The Visit to the Mill
7. 07 - The Ice Maiden - The Eagle's Nest
8. 08 - The Ice Maiden - The News Which the Parlour-Cat Related
9. 09 - The Ice Maiden - The Ice Maiden
10. 10 - The Ice Maiden - The God-Mother
11. 11 - The Ice Maiden - The Cousin
12. 12 - The Ice Maiden - The Evil Powers
13. 13 - The Ice Maiden - In the Miller's House
14. 14 - The Ice Maiden - The Visions of the Night
15. 15 - The Ice Maiden - Conclusion
16. 16 - The Butterfly
17. 17 - The Psyche
18. 18 - The Snail and the Rose-Tree

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Summary

Short-stories/fairy tales by H. C. Anderson, includes The Ice-maiden -- The Butterfly -- The Psyche -- The Snail and the Rose-treeThe Ice-Maiden: Written toward the end of Hans Christian Andersen's career, "The Ice-Maiden" is the story of Rudy, a boy who's mother died in the ice of the mountains while he survives, saved by the kiss of the Ice-Maiden. The Ice-Maiden, jealous that the boy she claimed has escaped her embrace, pursues him through the rest of his life.The Butterfly: A butterfly searches for the perfect flower to be his bride.The Psyche: An artist creates a sculpture of a beautiful woman, to whom he confesses his love and is scorned.The Snail and the Rose-Tree: A Snail and a Rose-Tree have a discussion about the meaning of their lives, and play them out.