Hans Christian Andersen – The Ugly Duckling
“The Ugly Duckling” has been described as Andersen’s most “confessional” work. Read the story and then research his life. Afterward, write how you feel that “The Ugly Duckling” is a metaphor for Hans’ life? In your analysis, make sure to include common characteristics between the author and the story’s central
character and how you think Andersen decided to use the “ugly duckling” to tell his story.