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Schilliger Kelly The Grimm Brothers
Schilliger Kelly The Grimm Brothers
Schilliger Kelly The Grimm Brothers
Schilliger Kelly The Grimm Brothers
Schilliger Kelly The Grimm Brothers
Schilliger Kelly The Grimm Brothers
Schilliger Kelly The Grimm Brothers
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  • 1. The Brothers Grimm
    Amanda Schilliger-Kelly
    ENG1102 / English Composition II – T4/10
    Instructor: Elizabeth Owens
    11 May 2010
  • 2. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
    Jacob born January 4, 1785
    Wilhelm born February 24, 1786
    Both born in Hanau, Germany
    Two of none children born to Philipp Wilhelm Grimm and Dorothea Grimm
    Both attended University of Marburg
  • 3. The Grimm Brothers
    The Bother’s were German professors of linguistics
    Started out to create a comprehensive German dictionary
    Later completed in 1954, DeutschesWorterbook, a 16 volume German historical dictionary
    The Brothers set out to learn the language
    Ended finding the older generation would talk more but by share tales
    The Brother’s collected all the tales and late published and are still part of children’s literature today
  • 4. “Kinder- und Hausmärchen” (Children' and Household Tales)
    The Brother Grimm are most famous for there Folk fairy tale collection
    200 German fairy tales
    Published in volume one in 1812
    Containing 86 different tales
    In 1814, volume 2 was published
    Adding 70 more tales
    The Frog King
  • 5. The Grimm Brother’s Fairytales
    A few of the stories from the collection of the Grimm Brothers
    Little Red riding Hood
    The Frog King
    Cat and Mouse
    Little Briar-Rose (Sleeping Beauty)
    Little Snow-White
    The Juniper-Tree
    Old Sultan
    The Six Swans
    Sweetheart Roland
    The Golden Bird
    The Golden Goose
    Little Red Cap
  • 6. The Grimm Brother’s Fairytales
    All the tales collected were of magical, scary, comedic, and often violent journey into the forests of ancient Germany and France where every path leads to mystery and adventure
    Not always intended for children
    Rewritten several times and over the years -- Tales gradually got softer, sweeter
    Each tale had multiple lessons
    Little Red Riding Hood is known as Rotkäppchen in German.
  • 7. The Grimm Brother’s Fairytales
    Throughout the 1900s the Grimm Brother’s Fairy tales were among the most widely read after the Bible
    All stories have been translated in to at least 70 different languages around the world
    All of stories were amusing and enchanting were filled with life’s lesson
    Good way of teaching young children is by reading to them
  • 8. The Brothers Grimm Museum in Kassel
    • The Grimm Brother’s immortalized German history through the folk tale collections
    • 9. The Brothers Grimm Museum (dedicated to all the brothers work)
    • 10. Located in Bellevue Palace (Palais Bellevue)
    • 11. Its a free standing city villa, on the edge of downtown Kassel
    • 12. Overlooking the Karlsaue Park and the Fulda river
    • 13. Permanent exhibits on the second and third floors
    • 14. Chronological intro to the important events in the Grimm brothers' lives
  • References