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Hans Christian Andersen

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Author

Hans Christian Andersen

Years Published

1835–72

Type

Children's Book

Genre

Fairy Tales

At a Glance

The stories of Hans Christian Andersen discussed in this guide were published between 1835 and 1872 and are grouped in chronological order. The author intended them to be enjoyed by both children and adults. While most are based on old Scandinavian folktales and fairy tales, some are contemporary fantasies that include scenes and episodes from the author's life.

Perspective and Narrator

Hans Christian Andersen's stories are written mainly in the third-person omniscient perspective. At times Andersen uses the second-person voice to directly address the reader in his role of the storyteller. For example, "The Nightingale" begins with the words "In China, you know."

Tense

Hans Christian Andersen (Selected Tales) are told in the past tense, as if the events took place some time ago.

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