Ultl' ll? a, 8 Disney Version
The prince and princess marry", and the Little Me: Ina. ica' s heart breaks.
She thinks .''air. fal that she has given up and .''dir. the pain she has
suffered. She despairs, t: hitlr. ing of the death that awaits her, but before
dawn, her sisters bring her l knife that the Sea "H-‘ itch has given there. in
exchange for their long hair. If the Little Mermaid slaps the prince with
the knife and lets his blood drip on her feet, she will become a mermaid
again, all her suffering will end and she will live out her full life.
The Little cannot bring herself to kill the sleeping prince [Mr,
with his bride arid as dawn breaks she throws herself into the sea. Her
body dissolves into foam, but instead of ceasing to exist, she feels the
of the sun; she has turned into a spirit, a daughter of the air. The
other daughters of the air tell her she has become like them because she
strove with all her heart to gain an eternal son]. She will can her own
soul by doing good deeds for HID years; for each good child she found,
she would obtain one year less u% ilol. for each bad child, she would err,
and each was '. l. mean one month more and she will , the
up into the kingdom .
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