The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl

The Little Match Girl - Study Guide

Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Match Girl (1845) is one of the saddest, most beautiful stories about loneliness and magic of memories. We hope this study guide will help both teachers and students better appreciate the nuances of Andersen's poignant story.

Read the story: The Little Match Girl, Character Analysis & Summary, Genre & Themes, Quotes, Discussion Questions, Useful Links, and Notes/Teacher Comments

Character Analysis & Summary

The Little Match Girl lit match
Isabella's last match

Genre & Themes


Discussion Questions

Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen

Teacher Resources
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Notes/Teacher Comments

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