Read one of Anderson’s other “sad” fairy tales, The Brave Tin Solder, The Fir-Tree. Then compare it in theme, tone, and literary devices, to The Little Match Girl 1. What is a fairy tale? (Discuss the elements that make a story a fairy tale) 2.Very brief bio Hans Christian Anderson and brief summary of the story, The Little March Girl. 3. Brief summary of the second short story that you have chosen (either The Brave Tin Soldier or The Fir-Tree) 4. Most Important part of the paper (the bulk of your paper) is to compare the two stories in theme, tone, and various literary devices.