How does the little mermaid actually end?
The Little Mermaid ends with the characters living happily ever after. But not in Andersen’s world. Instead, the prince marries another woman whom he believes saved him from drowning.
What advice regarding mortality does the little mermaid receive from her grandmother?
What advice regarding mortality does the little mermaid receive from her grandmother? a. It is best to live as a mermaid for 300 years, and then to rest in eternity.
What is the main theme of the Little Mermaid?
The main character’s intense longing for her place in this world leads her beyond the surface of her home to the land of humans. The author deals with themes of alienation, unrequited love, and religion. This work is a product of the times in which it was written and a telling of the author’s personal struggle.