The Brave Tin Soldier
Hans Christian Andersen
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Coincidence, fate, love, self-confidence, happy end
Tin Soldier falls in love with a little dancer, however, he is not confident enough to talk to her. One day the Soldier falls out of a window and his adventure begins. Through many twists of fate he gets back to his room. What seems to be a happy end turns into a horror end.
Why is the story appropriate for the targeted groups of RSP readers?
It reflects social themes, social diversities
What are the distinguished readers interests reflected by this book/story?
Why is this story motivational for the pupils?
Pupils like reading allegoric stories, this one also turns into a horror in the end.
Is there a historical, political, multi/inter cultural, migrant or similar context recognized in this book/story?
Is there a principle of inclusion reflected in this book/story and does it promotes understanding of cultural diversities and heritage?
The story deals with the importance of being accepted by society, need for love and happiness.