Summary "The Humpbacked Horse" by P. Ershov
"The Humpbacked Horse" by P. Ershov is a fairy-tale poem. Due to the lightness of the verse, the abundance of winged expressions and the presence of satire, the work is quite popular not only among children, but also among adults.
One peasant had three sons. Clever - Danilo, so-so - Gavrilo, and at all a fool - Ivan. They have fields, grow wheat and sell grain in the capital market. Suddenly someone began to trample down their crops at night. The brothers agreed to take turns on duty. The elder and the average were afraid of the weather. They left without seeing anything. But Ivan managed to wait and catch a white mare with a golden long mane. In exchange for freedom, she promised to give birth to three horses: two beautiful, and the third - a small one, with humpbacks. It can not be sold under any circumstances. This Humpbacked Horse will be for Ivan and an assistant in everything, and a defender. Three days later it happened.
Summary: "Humpbacked Horse", sale of horses
Soon Gavrilo and Danilo found these horses, took them and led them to the capital to sell. On the Skate Ivan immediately catches up with the brothers. Danilo and Gavrilo ask for forgiveness. The brothers go to town together.
Summary: "Humpbacked Horse", Firebird for the Tsar
After a while the royal sleeping bag started somethingsuspect. The former chief of the stables observes that Ivan does not care for horses, but they are always clean and well-fed. He hides in the stall for the night to find out what's wrong. Boyarin saw Ivan take out the feather of the Firebird, and it lit the stable. He fed, watered the animals and immediately fell asleep. The sleeping man immediately went to the king. He reports that Ivan does not just hide the feather of the Firebird, but also brags about it. The king sends him to this task. Humpbacked Horse promises to help.
Brief contents of the fairy tale "The Little Humpbacked Horse": a girl for the tsar
But the sleeping bag does not calm down. One day he heard a fairy tale about the Tsar-maiden, whom the Month is brought by his mother, and the Sun by his brother. Sleeping in a hurry to the king and reports that Ivan bragged to get her. The horse promises to help the owner in this task. To do this, you just need to take sweets, a dinner appliance and a golden tent to the road. In the morning they set out on their journey. Soon they drove up to the ocean. On the shore they spread out a tent, laid out a dining table and sweets, and hid themselves. The princess went in there, ate, drank and began to play the harp. Ivan ran into the tent and caught it. He took the girl to the capital. The king offers her to marry, but she requires first to get her a ring, lying on the very bottom of the ocean. The lord again sends to Ivan's assignment. The king-maid asks him to stop on the way to her relatives and to bow down from her.
Summary "The Little Humpbacked Horse": a ring for the Tsar-maiden
Ivan approaches the Skate to the ocean and seesa whale lying across it, on the back of which there is a village. He asks to know why he is so punished. The travelers arrived at the Tsar's mansion. At night, the Sun rested in it, and in the daytime - a month. Mother is happy that her daughter is alive, but angry that she wants to marry an old king. Only a young man should become the husband of such beauty. They also learned that the whale will be released when it releases three dozen swallowed ships to the sea. Villagers quickly leave his back. Keith lets out the ships and can swim itself. In gratitude he helps Ivan: sends sturgeons to the bottom of the sea and they find a chest with a ring.
P. Ershov "The Humpbacked Horse". Summary: deliverance from the king
The king gives it to the girl, but she says that she does notwants to marry an old man. And in order to rejuvenate, the king needs to plunge into a cauldron with cold water, then - with a hot, and finally - with boiling milk. He orders all this to be done first by Ivan. And here to help him comes the Horse. He waves his tail, dunks his muzzle into the cauldrons, splashes twice on Ivan, whistles loudly and only after that he dipped and became even more beautiful than he was. The king believed in this transformation. He jumped into the cauldron with boiling milk and, of course, cooked. The people recognized the virgin as their queen, and she led Ivan to a crown. The fairy tale ends with a wedding feast.