All Stories Tagged "disobedience"

The Lazy Spinner

Written by Brothers Grimm

Short story of a lazy wife who refuses to do the work necessary to keep the house clean. Her husband sets off to get the tools necessary but she tricks him to avoid the extra work. After a while the husband gets tired of the mess and insists that his wife handle the problem. She again tricks him and he forgets about the whole affair.

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Little Red Riding Hood

Written by Brothers Grimm

A classic fairy tale of a little girl who learns the lesson to not talk to strangers. She is tricked by a wolf who eats and pretends to be her grandmother. In the end the girl is saved by a hunter passing by and vows to never disobey her mother again.

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Our Lady’s Child

Written by Brothers Grimm

A girl is brought to heaven by the Virgin Mary and allowed to explore. She disobeys the virgin and as punishment is sent back to earth to live a miserable life. She is found by a king, who marries her and her disobedience is again tested.

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Written by Beatrix Potter

Classic tale of a mischievous rabbit that finds himself in trouble when disobeying his mother. The small rabbit decides to go into the neighboring farmer’s garden, when he is discovered and chased by the farmer. The rabbit eventually escapes and learns his lesson to behave and follow his mother’s instructions.

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