The Golden Goose

Parts of Speech

Similes: After this the second son went into the forest, and his mother gavehim, like the eldest, a cake and a bottle of wine.

Metaphores: Then Dummling asked once

more for his bride, but the king was vexed that such an ugly fellow, whom everyone called Dummling, should take away his daughter, and he made a new condition, he must first find a man who could eat a whole mountain of bread.

Allusions: Dummling went and cut down the tree, and when it fell there was a

goose sitting in the roots with feathers of pure gold.

Symbols: One symbol is how being mean caused the older brothers pain and hurt

Hyperboles: When he came to the forest the little old grey man met him likewise,

and greeting him, said, give me a piece of your cake and a drink out of your bottle, I am so hungry and thirsty.


Setting: Dummling inherited his kingdom and lived for a long

time contentedly with his wife.

Characterization: ugly fellow,

whom everyone called Dummling, should take away his daughter

Theme: and made all manner of excuses

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