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Suffering and Judging in The Princess and the Pea

17 Pages Posted: 19 Oct 2012  

Linda Ross Meyer

Quinnipiac University School of Law

Date Written: October 19, 2012

Abstract

This brief essay explores Hans Christian Andersen's story "The Princess and the Pea" for how it illuminates issues of suffering, compassion, victimization, political leadership, and mercy.

Keywords: children's literature and law, compassion, suffering, victims, punishment, political leadership, mercy

Suggested Citation

Meyer, Linda Ross, Suffering and Judging in The Princess and the Pea (October 19, 2012). Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 30, p. 489, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2164371

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