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Grimms Fairy Tales

Conor Morrison Dec. 8, 2011 From Grimm to Gorgeous When we live in the world we live in, there will be conflict, confrontation, and a solution. Often times, when it is a matter of someone being offended, this results in censorship of whatever happened, or the artwork that was displayed. That is not always a bad thing though, for example the Grimm brothers’ children’s and household tales. These gruesome tales have been changed and edited due to their nature of murder, incest, rape, and other...

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Grimm Fairy Tales vs Disney Stories

Grimm vs. Disney: The Making of a Fairy Tale Amber Brandenburg English 121 Proffessor Kari Lomanno 8/13/2012 The fairy tales that we grew up with are not the originals. Disney and the brothers Grimm had two very different versions. While many of us grew up watching cute birds and mice following the woe begotten princess, the original stories were forgotten by most. These stories were far darker, ending in cruel justice for a stepsister or worse. The difference between aspects of the two...

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Fairy Tales

14 Jan 2004 Page 1 of 3 Scholars say fairy tales stress beauty BY ERIN HANAFY ASSOCIATED PRESS January 14, 2004 Fairy tales offer children a fantasy world of magic, romance and adventure where pumpkins are transformed into crystal coaches and a kiss from a handsome prince can bring a young girl back to life. But tales like "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty" and "Snow White" are also sending strong messages about the importance of having a beautiful appearance, according to a study by Purdue University...

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Fairy Tales in the Modern Era

 Fairy Tales in the Modern Era When some people think of a fairy tale, they think of the Walt Disney versions. If one was to think of the story of “Little Red Riding Hood”, the happy ending is more memorable than the actual ending in which Red dies. When it comes to the modern era, fairy tales are thought to be happy stories children grew up with. If one were to look closely at the original tales and analyze the major elements, the true messages would be shown. There are certain aspects that...

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Fairy Tales

2011 Fairy Tale Travesty’s In the poem “Fat Is Not a Fairy Tale”, Jane Yolen takes a sarcastic and scornful stance against traditional fairy tales. She straightforwardly targets the perfect images of fairy tale characters. Yolen suggest that these depictions are unrealistic and that characters of all shapes and sizes can convey the underlined meaning of story plots and ultimately have a happy ending. Yolen tirelessly throughout this poem advocates for the full figured fairy tale character...

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Fairy Tale

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...

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The Wizard of Oz as a Fairy Tale

For hundreds of years, parents have been enthralling children with stories of magic and wishes coming true. Fairy tales are passed from one generation to the next through oral tradition, and, in modern times, books. As various societies develop, fairy tales are changed to fit the needs and morals those societies want to impress upon their children. Thus, the style and content of a fairy tale is directly affected by the social attitudes of a particular society at a particular time. Jack Zipes adopts...

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Fairy Tales

Fairy tales of the past were often full of macabre and gruesome twists and endings. These days, companies like Disney have sanitized them for a modern audience that is clearly deemed unable to cope, and so we see happy endings everywhere. This list looks at some of the common endings we are familiar with – and explains the original gruesome origins. If you know of any others, be sure to mention it in the comments – or if you know of a fairy tale that is just outright gruesome (in its original or...

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Fairy Tales

I believe that reading fairy tales to children could be one of the most influential things in the upbringing of a child, although I know there is an opposing side to this matter. Through reading these fairy tales that have been passed down to our families from one generation to the next, I believe that these stories have helped to teach children how to explore their imagination, always tell the truth, and to know right from wrong. Over the past few decades there have been conflicts over the...

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Annotated Bibliography: Fairy Tales

in the Grimm's Fairy Tales how they wrote their folktales, and how they incorporated beliefs of their own such as their religion. The mainy used Christian Folktales, because that was their religion. By making the alterations to use their religion it encouraged them to publish the tales as if they were theirs. Ellie Crystal, who wrote the article "Mythology", created and designed the website Crystalinks. Her main purpose of creating the page was to tell of where and who the Grimm brothers collected...

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