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When their sister later discovers their existence and searches them out, her act of picking ﬂowers out of their garden accomplishes their transmutation into ravens. Unlike the father, the girl in this circumstance has nothing but the best intentions. Although Frau Viehmann touched on the ideologically dangerous idea that disinheritance (orphanage) and military service were related to choices that parents made between children, she did not carry through an analy- the articulation between kin and tribute 21 sis in which blood kin could be fatally and intentionally divided by interest and emotion.
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