Tag: Hans Christian Andersen


A Summary and Analysis of Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Ugly Duckling’ Fairy Tale

By Dr Oliver Tearle Hans Christian Andersen’s influence on the fairy tale genre was profound. Although ‘The Snow Queen’, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, and ‘The Ugly Duckling’ have the ring of timeless fairy stories, they were all original tales written by the Danish storyteller in the mid-nineteenth […]