The swineherd

by Hans Christian Andersen

Publisher: Picture Book studio in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
SeriesPicture Book Studio Little book Series
ContributionsZwerger, Lisbeth, 1954-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17521969M
ISBN 101856180085

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"The Swineherd" (Danish: Svinedrengen) is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a prince who disguises himself as a swineherd to win an arrogant princess. The tale was first published Decem by C. Reitzel in Copenhagen, Denmark in.

The Swineherd, illustrated by Dorothée Duntze. First published as Svinedrengen inthis original fairy-tale from Hans Christian Andersen follows the story of a prince from a fairly modest kingdom, who attempts to court the daughter of the emperor.

When his initial gifts - a sweet-singing nightingale and a beautiful rose - are rejected because they are too "natural," the prince disguises /5.

Summary: Book When Telemachus reaches Eumaeus’s hut, he finds the swineherd talking with a stranger (Odysseus in disguise).

Eumaeus recounts Odysseus’s story and suggests that the stranger stay with Telemachus at the palace. But Telemachus is afraid of what the suitors might do to them. The Odyssey - Book 14 - Odysseus and the Loyal Swineherd, Eumaeus.

Purpose of book; This wonderful book has little to do with the plot but much to do with character. Here we see Odysseus with the common man. So much of his distinctive personality comes out.

We also learn a lot about what he was like before he went to Troy 20 years ago. The Swineherd is not as well-known as some of Andersen's other works, but it is a good one regardless. Like The Nightingale, the message is overwhelmingly of the superiority of the real in all things instead of the false.

You can easily look up the text online, as it's in the public s: 1. Odysseus and the Swineherd Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.

Characters: swineherd/prince, princess, emperor, servants. Character analysis. Swineherd/Prince – a young prince who was in love with the princess. He had decided to send her two gifts to gain her love and affection but she didn’t value his gifts and she didn’t agree to meet him.