Explain the theme of helplessness in the little match girl

Explain the theme of helplessness in the little match girl

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    The story reflects the helplessness of the poor people present in the society through the little girl. The little girl is helpless as she is working hard to sell matchsticks even in the harsh weather. She is unable to go back home as her father would beat her for not having sold any matchstick. She is without any shoes and is hungry when she smells roasted goose. The little girl is helpless amidst all the celebrations going around her and the society, without caring about the girl, is going on with its life.

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