Common Elements Of Fairy Tales

3 Questions  I  By Bthorp on January 24, 2012
See if you can recognize the common elements of fairy tales within the text. Read the paragraph and decide what common element is present.

  

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1.  Once upon a time there was a miller who left no more riches to the three sons he had than his mill, his ass, and his cat. The division was soon made. Neither the lawyer nor the attorney was sent for. They would soon have eaten up all the poor property. The eldest had the mill, the second the ass, and the youngest nothing but the cat. Which of the following elements of fairy tales is best described in this paragraph?
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2.  The cat said, "Do not thus afflict yourself, my master; you have nothing else to do but to give me a bag, and get a pair of boots made for me, that I may scamper through the brambles, and you shall see that you have not so poor a portion in me as you think." Which of the following elements of fairy tales is best described in this paragraph?
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3.  The Marquis, with low bows, accepted the honor, which his Majesty conferred upon him, and forthwith that very same day married the Princess. Which of the following elements of fairy tales is best described in this paragraph?  
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