Fairy Tale

Topics: Fairy tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Brothers Grimm Pages: 4 (1621 words) Published: August 28, 2013
Analytical Essay
Snow White and the seven dwarfs is a fairy tale about a king and a queen who longed to have a child of their own and had tried for years but with no success. The queen makes a wish that she’d love to a have a child who is as white as snow, as red as blood and as black as the wood of the window frame she was sitting next to. With unexpected turn of events, she bares a daughter that had the same features as she wished for and she named her little Snow White. The queen dies soon after Snow White is delivered. Her only parent, the king, raises Snow White. As years passed by, the king took to himself another wife. She was very beautiful but proud and haughty as she could not bear anyone else should surpass her in beauty. She had a magical glass that she used to satisfy her pride by confirming if she is the most beautiful of the women in the land, as she knew the glass spoke of the truth. As Snow White aged, her beauty grew more and more. The new queen, who is now the stepmother of Snow White, learns of Snow White beauty through the “looking glass” as it only spoke of the truth. She becomes jealous of Snow White and more hatred filled her heart. She calls upon a huntsman, and orders him to execute Snow White her in the forest and bring forth her heart. The huntsman took Snow White to the forest but could not kill her as he took pity on her. He sets her free and instead killed a wild animal so as to deceive the queen of Snow White’s death. Snow White finds a cottage in the forest owned by seven dwarfs who accommodate her. The queen later learns that Snow White is still alive and tries to kill her by tricking her as an old lady who came to replace her laces. The dwarfs save Snow White and the queen later learns that she is still alive. She tries to kill her a second time by deceiving her to consume a poisonous apple and this she succeeds. The dwarfs on realizing of Snow white’s death make a glass coffin inscribed with some golden...
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