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Discussion Board #3- Question 2 Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales from around the world and there are hundreds of different versions of the tale. “Cinderella: or The Glass Slipper,” by Charles Perrault was first published in 1697 ,also known as the Victorian Time, “Aschenputtel,” by the brothers Grimm was published in the 19th century. Both versions of the tale have the same theme of “happily ever after”, but the two authors use different methods to portrait that theme. Disney’s...

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Cinderella Equals Sarcasm In the poem “Cinderella,” Anne Sexton uses sarcasm to say that nobody ever ends up being happy and never has that fairy tale ending that they all want. Sexton wants to show how society is under an illusion that all this is real. She is also saying people cannot just become happy despite their good fortune. Sexton uses sarcasm as a way to entertain and portray her points that she is trying to make. At the beginning of the poem she gives examples of many success stories...

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is the ultimate reward represented as a form of a prince charming for having a good behavior in life. Therefore, in the case of fairytaleCinderella” by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s version, love differs with my idea of true love for been unrealistic, too innocent, and unfair. The best seller shows many nonrealistic examples of love. For example, when Cinderella meets the prince charming and immediately wants to marry him. In reality this does not happen, a person needs to know the person who’s she...

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Professor Bennett Literary Evolutions 11 February 2014 Cinderella’s Happily Ever After Throughout the history of literature, the tale of Cinderella has always been portrayed as a fairy tale that ends with happily ever after. However, to some writers the tale of Cinderella isn’t so simple and sweet. Roald Dahl, British novelist and poet, tells the tale of Cinderella in a more gory and dark way. He views the story in a light different than what most poets and writers see, and ultimately the fairy tale...

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Cinderella is a primary example of the Graves/Jung stages of characterization. Rather than exclusively focusing on one interpretation of Cinderella, it is best to focus on two different interpretations. As we learned throughout the semester, the idea or goal behind the fairytales and folklores vary tremendously based on timeframe. For instance, the Grimm version ofCinderella would vary from the Walt Disney version of Cinderella. The differing goals of fairytales from past to present are emphasized...

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Cinderella Story

Abdulaziz Alshehri 31 October 2012 Cinderella Story Cinderella is a wonderful Disney movie. The social injustice in Cinderella is how they treat her. The ugly stepsisters and the evil stepmother treat Cinderella like she is trash. They have no respect for her. In one scene they destroy a dress that she is wearing. Cinderella was enjoying a leisurely life with her parents. Likely, Cinderella is blessed with love and compassionate from her mother, also from her father. It was her parents who made...

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“Walt Disney's Cinderella” adapted by Campbell Grant is the retelling of a familiar fairytale. In the fairytale, Cinderella is a plain servant for her stepmother and two stepsisters. With the help of a fairy godmother and some mice, she transforms into a beautiful princess who captures the heart of a young handsome prince. Then when the clock turns midnight, she has to return home and she loses her glass slipper. After the ball, the prince then goes to find the owner of the slipper, which belongs...

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Modernism and Cinderella

April 25, 2000 Research Writing Though there are many fairy tales that have been created through the years, Cinderella is into our subconscious by stimulating the part of us that sympathizes with the mistreatment of Cinderella. Others say that the theme of a down-and-out poor girl rising up to become rich and happy appeals to any normal person. This theme is the common bond between all the stories. Recently, however, modern versions of the tale have surfaced in an attempt to relate to modern...

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Cinderella Story: Reality vs. Fantasy There are many versions of the Cinderella story. Here I will discuss and compare the original Grimm Brothers’ version with the Disney version. First, I will give a general overview of the common story. Second, I will describe the main differences and similarities between the plots of the two versions. Third, I will discuss the different audiences they were intended for. Finally, I will explain the moral teachings of both versions. The story of Cinderella...

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Cinderella Themes

Themes in Cinderella In J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, Harry is mistreated by Voldemort. Although Harry is mistreated, his mother’s love saves him many times. The Grimm Brothers also use this idea in “Cinderella”. The Grimm Brothers use symbols to show the themes in “Cinderella”. Two of the major themes in “Cinderella” are mistreatment and a mother’s love for her daughter. Many people mistreat Cinderella, including her own father. After Cinderella’s mother dies, Cinderella’s father is quick...

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