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See also Eternity, God's Kingdom, heaven

Description of this motif: Immortality is a frequent motif in Hans Christian Andersen's tales, but only in the form of the soul's life after death. Eternal life is a different motif, as it is refers to a life, in which death shall never come.


The tales are sorted by year. The leading numbers refer to the number of occurrences of the motif in the respective texts.