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The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats: A Fairy Tale by Jacob GrimmContinuing my Italian studies, I read this translation of the classic story while waiting for our flight to Adelaide, and was reminded of the wonderful passage from the middle section. The wolf has already made an unsuccessful attempt to enter the house of the seven little kids, but been betrayed by his hairy black paw. In the original:
So lief er zum Muller und sprach: Streu mir wei?es Mehl auf meine Pfote. Der Muller dachte: Der Wolf will einen betrugen, und weigerte sich; aber der Wolf sprach: Wenn du es nicht tust, fresse ich dich! Da furchtete sich der Muller und machte ihm die Pfote wei?. Ja, so sind die Menschen.
Then he ran to the miller and said: Sprinkle some white flour on my paw. The miller thought: the wolf is planning something bad, and he refused; but the wolf said: If you dont do it, I will eat you! Then the miller was scared, and he made the wolfs foot white. Yes, that is how people are.
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The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats: A Fairy Tale
The mother goat leaves her seven kids at home and goes to the forest. She tells her kids that don't open the door if the wolf comes while she is gone. But unfortunately wolf tricks them and succeeds in entering the house. He eats 6 kids and leave the one kid as he cannot find him. When the mother goat comes, he tells her what has happened.
The ten-minute family short begins with a group of goats living in a forest. A mother goat tends to her seven young goat children, to whom she has taught a song she sings when she comes home. The children recognize the song and let their mother enter their cottage. In a symbolic unification of the community, the forest animals who witnessed the capture of the baby goats come together, along with the mother goat, to free the children from the clutches of the intruding wolf. By freeing the goats from the sack and replacing them with bricks, they dupe the wolf and save the children. The wolf escapes from the vengeful forest animals with his sack of bricks and falls into the river, his plans thwarted.
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A mother goat leaves her seven children at home while she ventures into the forest to find food. Before she leaves, she warns her young about the Big Bad Wolf who will try to sneak into the house and gobble them up; the wolf will pretend to be their mother and convince the kids to open the door. The young children will be able to recognize their true mother by her white feet and sweet voice.
By Grimm Brothers Once upon a time there lived an old mother goat in a pretty little cottage on the edge of the forest. She had seven little billy goats, and she loved them all dearly. On occasion she would have to leave the cottage to get food for herself and her kids, and today was one of those occasions. She called all her kids together to give them a little lecture on safety. If he comes here and sees you out and about he will surely gobble you all up, all of you, your skin, your ears, your teeth, your guts, everything. I think that wily old wolf must have been hiding behind a tree and watching the old mother goat, because only a few minutes later there was a loud knock on the door. So the wolf went away, and thought about how he could disguise his voice.