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In return, she discovered many earthly things, such as flowers, the fire and wine. As she calmed down, he learned about her life story: As the days passed and the two became more and more fond of each other, they plotted to get her out of the sea for a while, placing her in a bucket full of water, to prevent her from drying.

It was included in the Portuguese National Reading Plan for students who attend the 5 th form. This site uses cookies. Notify me of new comments via email. She had green hair, purple eyes and was wearing a dress made of reddish seaweeds. He then distinguishes four distinct voices laughing, and to his surprise discovers the source of the sound.


“A Menina do Mar” (The Girl from the Sea)

You are commenting using your WordPress. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: One day, the boy whose name is never revealed is strolling along the sea when he notices a subtle murmur coming from the rocks. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here In a puddle of water, four creatures are gathered: Impulsively, the boy picked her up and ran away from the sophiia so that xophia could ask her what she was. Email required Address never made public.

The boy found out what lies beneath the sea, and that The Girl from the Sea danced regularly to entertain the Big Ray Fish, who ruled that part of the sea.

A long time has passed since I read this story; therefore, I had to do a little research on this subject. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

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She was simply known as The Girl from the Sea. Instead of reading about it in some article in the internet, I chose to download a document which contained the whole story.

They all lived menkna a cavern; the crab was the cook and designed her clothes, the octopus cleaned the house, and the fish was her best friend.

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It brought back some childhood memories and that pleasant feeling of wonder before such an imaginative story. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Looking intently, he realized it was a really small girl, about the size of his hand.

They all appeared to be having fun with each other, the little girl dancing while her friends were imitating musical instruments. They planned to see each other again the next day, during the low tide.

However, as they were making their way out of the sea, a raft of octopus attacked the boy. She then begged to return to the sea. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

In fact, the Big Ray Fish had discovered their plan and ordered the sea creatures to prevent The Girl from the Sea from running away. In this story, Sophhia pays tribute to her great passion for the sea and everything that is related to it: Its success extends beyond its mere reading: