The Little Match Girl



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    Den Lille Pige med Svovlstikkerne The little match Girl, Hans Christian Andersen The Little Match Girl Danish Den Lille Pige med Svovlstikkerne, meaning The little girl with the matchsticks is a short story by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen The story, about a dying child s dreams and hope, was first published in 1845 It has been adapted to various media, including an animated short film, a television musical, and an animated virtual reality story called Allumette On Den Lille Pige med Svovlstikkerne The little match Girl, Hans Christian Andersen The Little Match Girl Danish Den Lille Pige med Svovlstikkerne, meaning The little girl with the matchsticks is a short story by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen The story, about a dying child s dreams and hope, was first published in 1845 It has been adapted to various media, including an animated short film, a television musical, and an animated virtual reality story called Allumette On a cold New Year s Eve, a poor, young girl tries to sell matches in the street She is already shivering from cold and early hypothermia, and she is walking barefoot having lost her slippers Still, she is too afraid to go home, because her father will beat her for not selling any matches, and also as the cracks in the house can t keep out the...

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    If there is aheart wrenching story in all of literature, then you will have to show me, because I don t believe there is.

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    Man, did my mother ever hate reading this one to me, but I couldn t get enough of it Mom wanted so much to send me off to sleepyland with only smiley tales of princesses in frilly gowns who had happily ever afters, but my inner Wednesday Addams called out for this is dark, twisted tale of a doomed match seller Perhaps my little girl self enjoyed the romantic notion of dying alone and unloved on the street, but knowing me, it was probably some sort of schadenfruede There I was, tucked into my w Man, did my mother ever hate reading this one to me, but I couldn t get enough of it Mom wanted so much to send me off to sleepyland with only smiley tales of princesses in frilly gowns who had happily ever afters, but my inner Wednesday Addams called out for this is dark, twisted tale of a doomed match seller Perhaps my little girl self enjoyed the romantic notion of dying alone and unloved on the street, but knowing me, it was probably some sort of schadenfruede There I was, tucked into my warm and cozy bed, while my disturbed psyche chuckled uncontrollably at the story of another small girl who had things a whole hell of a lot worse Though this tale seems grimmer than Grimm, it is actually from the pen of Hans Christian Andersen And, I didn t remember this bit from when my mom read the story to me She did not dare go home, for she had sold no matches, nor earned even one penny If she shoul...

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    First published in 1845.Yep, 1845, and I d never even heard of it Well, take my word for it, this very sad short story of The Little Match Girl will rip your heart right out

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    A beautiful story when looked at with a positive thought Loved this book and would highly recommend it for all to take the time to read.

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    Wow, does this little book pack a punch It only took a few minutes to read and absorb, but I ll spend a lifetime thinking about it.

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    I simply cannot bring myself to rate this.It s one of those bedtime stories from my childhood, that were read to me repeatedly, and that stayed carved in my memory for good.Only, this particular one is kind of an issue for me.When you re a kid three or four years old you re bound to enjoy the numerous fairy tales, and think about well, fairies, and princes, and frogs, and villains, and magic, and God knows what else And it s great Almost everything is great at that age, but stillAnyw I simply cannot bring myself to rate this.It s one of those bedtime stories from my childhood, that were read to me repeatedly, and that stayed carved in my memory for good.Only, this particular one is kind of an issue for me.When you re a kid three or four years old you re bound to enjoy the numerous fairy tales, and think about well, fairies, and princes, and frogs, and villains, and magic, and God knows what else And it s great Almost everything is great at that age, but stillAnyway, one of the reasons I loved this story so much is the happy ending Want me to pass that by you again Here it goesThe happy ending Would you believe that I ve actually spent sixteen years of my life convinced that this little girl s Grandma really showed up out of nowhere, took the girl with her to s...

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    Every time I read it I can not really prevent myself from crying it s not just a tale for children it is deeper than that and really afford meaning, many novels of famous writers does not afford ..

  10. says:

    A beautifully written Christmas book for children, yet so sad It s still one of our Christmas favorites.

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