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The motif Wedding in HCA : Clumsy Hans (1855)
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The motif Wedding in HCA : Clumsy Hans (1855)

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The motif Wedding is a part of: Ritual

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Ritual, love, marriage

Description of this motif: Weddings are based on the church's wedding ritual, which unites two people in the sacred bonds of marriage. In Andersen's tales weddings usually are described as in a traditional folk tale: the hero gets the princess in the end, and they live happpily ever after.

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So Clumsy Hans was made a king, with a wife and a crown, and sat on a throne. And we had this story straight from the alderman's newspaper – but that is one you can't always depend upon.

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