4Das Leben der Brüder Grimm Born and raised in Hanau, GermanyBrothers moved to Kassel to live with an aunt after their father’s death.Jacob beings to study law at the University of Marburg.Wilhelm begins to study law at the same uiversityThe brothers were only 17 years old!
5Das Leben der Brüder Grimm Become librarians inorder to support the family.The brothers publish the first volume of Kinder- und Hausmärchen.The brothers publish 2 volumes of Deutsche Sage.
6Das Leben der Brüder Grimm Jacob und Wilhelm recieve honorary doctorates for their work in linguistics, folklore, and medievel studies.Basically for being awesome writers and capturing German culture!
7schreiben, schreiben, und mehr schreiben! Kinder- und HausmärchenChildren’s and Household TalesDeutsche SagenGerman legendsDeutsches WörterbuchGerman dictionaryGeschichte der deutschen SpracheThe History of the German Language
8Was ist in einem Märchen? Brothers Grimm wrote fairytales because they desired a written form of famous fairytales.Their Märchen:were very nationalistic or very“deutsch.”had lessons presented within the story a.k.a a moral to the story.had graphic elements.
9Woher kommen Märchen?Märchen were passed down from generation to generation by word of mouth.Brothers rarely wrote a new fairytale, just recorded very old tales.
10Wie sieht ein Grimmmärchen aus? 1. must have a moral2. not too much violence, but more brutal than Disney3. must be very “German”4. not at all sexual
11Let’s see if you find some of these elements in a Märchen!