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Long, Broad, and Sharpsight

I. K. Junne

Long, Broad, and Sharpsight

a Slovak folktale

by I. K. Junne

  • 73 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Slovakia.
    • Subjects:
    • Fairy tales.,
    • Folklore -- Slovakia.

    • About the Edition

      A prince frees a lovely princess from the powers of a wicked wizard with the help of three unusually talented companions.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesBroad man, the tall man, and the man with eyes of flame.
      Statementtold by I. K. Junne ; illustrated by Sylvie Selig.
      ContributionsSelig, Sylvie, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.J95 Lo
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[31] p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4911711M
      LC Control Number76101432

      Call a girl a witch and she might wear it on a T-shirt. For this reason my name is Sharpsight. The old king wept for joy at the success of his son; he had thought he would return no more. Soon the sun showed itself in the east like a thin strip of flame—and then with a loud crash the door flew open, and on the threshold stood the wizard.

      Feminine hunger seems to attract a peculiar revulsion in shared storytelling consciousness and the witch archetype would hardly be complete without all the trappings of a savage feast. They took it and Sharpsight book and brought it to the prince, and when he let it fall on the ground, the princess again stood there. Under the chimney sat a servant, who held in one hand a piece of roast meat, and with the other lifted a mouthful towards his mouth, which never reached it; when it was just in front of his mouth, he had also been turned to stone. It was closed. The woman of the woods, who can help or harm as she chooses, who can transform herself a hundred times over? Thus it is difficult for a foreigner to read aloud or to speak, for, if he attends carefully to the accent, he is liable to neglect quantity, and if he attends to quantity, he is likely to slur over the proper p.

      All of these types of characters are different from a witch. For my second folk tale out of this book i read The Story of Tom Tit Tot, which was one of the most confusing stories i have ever read. The older two set out, with everything their parents could give them; then the youngest set out as well, despite their ridicule and being given less fine food. They took it up and brought it to the prince, and when he let it fall on the ground, the princess again stood there.


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Long, Broad and Sharpsight

Witch is storybook and power fantasy and belief and crime and slur. Project Gutenberg updates its listing of IP addresses approximately monthly. In the case of Snow White, there is an entire royal court that should have noted her absence, if not the attempted assassination.

The ceiling was blue like the sky on a clear night, and silver stars glittered on it; the floor was a carpet of green silk, and around in the wall were twelve high windows in golden frames, and in each window on crystal glass was a damsel painted with the colours of the rainbow, with a royal crown on her head, in each window a different one in a different dress, each handsomer than the other, and it was a wonder that the prince did not let his eyes dwell upon them.

When afterwards the wizard came and saw her there, his eyes flashed with spite, and bang! In time, the queen bears twin sons. No one dies quite like a witch. They guided him among the gray rocks through the breach that Sharpsight had made in them with his eyes, and further and further on through rocks, through high mountains and deep forests, and wherever there was any obstacle in the road, forthwith it was removed by the three comrades.

They were married, and even the glutton and the thirsty man had enough to eat and drink at the feast. The only reason that the witch becomes a villain in this story is because she is a witch, a clever and resourceful woman who very nearly gets what she was promised.

It takes the traditionally feminine responsibility of homemaker and housekeeper and turns it into something treacherous. One says that as soon as they reach shore, a horse will come; if the king mounts it, it will fly into the air with him, and neither will be seen again.

Dysfunctional as these family dynamics may be, they have nothing on the witch princesses I want to talk about next. They went through several rooms, and came into the supper-room. So far, fairly unremarkable in terms of fairy tale stakes.

Long brings her back. Most intriguing of all is the unpredictable Baba Yaga, who alternates between cannibalistic antagonism and grudging mentorship depending on the story. Those who had previously attempted to set the princess free would then be the suns immediately preceding the rainy season, which had not had the aid of Long, Broad, and Sharpsight.Long, Broad, and Sharpsight: A Slovak Tale The Magic Dreidels: A Hanukkah Story The Magic Nesting Doll The Magician’s Boy Matreshka Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale Mulan The Nutcracker (5) Ouch!

A Tale From Grimm The Paul Bunyan Story: The Real and True Life of the Giant Lumberjack Peter and the Wolf Pinocchio (2) Prince Nautilus. Aug 11,  · Long took Sharpsight on one shoulder, and Broad on the other, and went thirty miles at a step.

When they came to the black sea, Sharpsight showed him where he must reach into the water for the shell. Long extended his hand as far as he could, but could not reach the bottom.

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