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[[caption-width-right:350:Engraving by George W. Dasent published in ''Tales from the Norse'']]



Full text [[https://web.archive.org/web/20200108141303/http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/asbjornsenmoe/catdovrefell.html here]] and in the [[https://www.gutenberg.org/files/8933/8933-h/8933-h.htm#chap12 Project Gutenberg]].

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Full text in [[https://web.archive.org/web/20200108141303/http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/asbjornsenmoe/catdovrefell.html here]] and in SurLaLune]], the [[https://www.gutenberg.org/files/8933/8933-h/8933-h.htm#chap12 Project Gutenberg]].
Gutenberg]] and [[https://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type1161.html#dovrefjell here]].


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* HorseOfADifferentColor: In Kaja Foglio's version, the traveler rides their great white bear.
* NamedByTheAdaptation: In Kaja Foglio's comic, the nameless traveler is given a name (and a gender flip): Lena.
* NoNameGiven: The traveler never reveals his name.


Compare the trolls to those in ''Literature/{{Tatterhood}}''. Kaja Foglio's retold it in webcomic from, [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/funextras/stories/dovrefjell.php#.VUd_uPlViko ''The Cat On The Dovrefjell'']].

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Full text [[https://web.archive.org/web/20200108141303/http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/asbjornsenmoe/catdovrefell.html here]] and in the [[https://www.gutenberg.org/files/8933/8933-h/8933-h.htm#chap12 Project Gutenberg]].

Compare the trolls to those in ''Literature/{{Tatterhood}}''. ''Literature/{{Tatterhood}}''.

''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' co-creator
Kaja Foglio's Foglio retold it in webcomic from, from: [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/funextras/stories/dovrefjell.php#.VUd_uPlViko php ''The Cat On The Dovrefjell'']].Dovrefjell'']].



* AllTrollsAreDifferent: They invade homes at Christmas.
* BearsAreBadNews: Anything that put an enormous crowd of trolls to rout is.
* BigBad: The unnamed leader of the trolls.
* CatsAreMean: The trolls' conclusion.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: If they had left the bear alone, they would have had no trouble.
* SacredHospitality: They apologize for not letting him stay.

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* AllTrollsAreDifferent: They come in different sizes and forms and invade homes at Christmas.
-->So, when everything was ready, down came the Trolls. Some were great, and some were small; some had long tails, and some had no tails at all; some, too, had long, long noses; and they ate and drank, and tasted everything.
* BearsAreBadNews: Anything that put an enormous crowd The white bear chases a huge pack of trolls to rout is.
* BigBad: The unnamed leader
out of the trolls.
farm when one of them disrupts its sleep.
* BearyFriendly: The bear is actually pretty tame and friendly... as long as you do not bother it.
* CatsAreMean: The trolls' conclusion.
trolls think they have been attacked by a real large and ferocious cat.
* DontGoInTheWoods: The woodlands on the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dovrefjell Dovrefjell]] are full of dangerous trolls.
* GetOut: When the trolls pissed it off, "the white bear rose up and growled, and hunted the whole pack of them out of doors, both great and small."
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: If The bear does not rouse to drive off the trolls until a troll starts to bait it.
* ObliviouslyEvil: The trolls do not seem to be aware that
they had left are inconveniencing and causing harm to the bear alone, they would have had no trouble.
humans.
* RelatedInTheAdaptation: In the Kaja Foglio's webcomic, the bear's owner is girl called Lena, and Halvor is her uncle.
* RuleOfSeven: When the trolls ask if he's kept his big cat, Halvor shrewdly answers he does, and "she has now got seven kittens, far bigger and fiercer than she is herself."
* SacredHospitality: They apologize for not letting him stay.When the traveler knocks on the cottage's door and asks if he and his bear could get a room, Halvor warns his family is being driven out by trolls. The traveler begs to stay and is given one room, nonetheless.

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* BigBad: The unnamed leader of the trolls.


'''''Literature/TheCatOnTheDovrefell''''' is a Norwegian FairyTale collected by [[Creator/AsbjornsenAndMoe Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jorgen Moe]].

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'''''Literature/TheCatOnTheDovrefell''''' ''The Cat on the Dovrefell'' is a Norwegian FairyTale collected by [[Creator/AsbjornsenAndMoe Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jorgen Moe]].


Compare the trolls to those in ''Literature/{{Tatterhood}}''. Kaja Foglio's retold it in webcomic from, [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/stories/dovrefjell/dovrefjell_01.php ''The Cat On The Dovrefjell'']].

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Compare the trolls to those in ''Literature/{{Tatterhood}}''. Kaja Foglio's retold it in webcomic from, [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/stories/dovrefjell/dovrefjell_01.php com/funextras/stories/dovrefjell.php#.VUd_uPlViko ''The Cat On The Dovrefjell'']].


A man was bringing a trained bear to the king, but had to stop at Dovrefell. The people there told him they could not offer him a place to stay, because trolls drove them out every Christmas time. The man said he would say just the same, so they let him and left all sorts of the food for the trolls' feast.

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A man was bringing a trained bear to the king, but had to stop at Dovrefell. The people there told him they could not offer him a place to stay, because trolls drove them out every Christmas time. The man said he would say stay just the same, so they let him and left all sorts of the food for the trolls' feast.


* AllTrollsAreDifferent
* BearsAreBadNews
* CatsAreMean
* HoistByHisOwnPetard
* SacredHospitality

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* AllTrollsAreDifferent
AllTrollsAreDifferent: They invade homes at Christmas.
* BearsAreBadNews
BearsAreBadNews: Anything that put an enormous crowd of trolls to rout is.
* CatsAreMean
CatsAreMean: The trolls' conclusion.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard
HoistByHisOwnPetard: If they had left the bear alone, they would have had no trouble.
* SacredHospitalitySacredHospitality: They apologize for not letting him stay.


'''''Literature/TheCatOnTheDovrefell''''' is a Norwegian FairyTale collected by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jorgen Moe.

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'''''Literature/TheCatOnTheDovrefell''''' is a Norwegian FairyTale collected by [[Creator/AsbjornsenAndMoe Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jorgen Moe.
Moe]].


The trolls came. One of them, calling it "Pussy", began to bait the beat with a sausage, and it turned on them and chased them out.

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The trolls came. One of them, calling it "Pussy", began to bait the beat bear with a sausage, and it turned on them and chased them out.

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard

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'''''Literature/TheCatOnTheDovrefell''''' is a Norwegian FairyTale collected by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jorgen Moe.

A man was bringing a trained bear to the king, but had to stop at Dovrefell. The people there told him they could not offer him a place to stay, because trolls drove them out every Christmas time. The man said he would say just the same, so they let him and left all sorts of the food for the trolls' feast.

The trolls came. One of them, calling it "Pussy", began to bait the beat with a sausage, and it turned on them and chased them out.

The next year, a troll asked them if they still had that cat. The man told them that they did, and she had had kittens, six of them, all fiercer than she was. After that, the trolls troubled that household no more.

Compare the trolls to those in ''Literature/{{Tatterhood}}''. Kaja Foglio's retold it in webcomic from, [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/stories/dovrefjell/dovrefjell_01.php ''The Cat On The Dovrefjell'']].
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