A Sociological Analysis. The king is then paraded about his city to show off the garment; when the common folk ask him if he has become a naked ascetic , he realizes the deception, but the swindler has already fled. All rights reserved.
She points out that after " The Swineherd ", he never again wrote a tale colored with political satire, but, within months of the gift, began composing " The Ugly Duckling ", a tale about a bird born in a henyard who, after a lifetime of misery, matures into a swan, "one of those royal birds". The Emperor's New Clothes. Jack Zipes , in Hans Christian Andersen: