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    Many classic tales have origins and details so diverse and varied that one story tells but a fraction of what other stories might reveal. The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood‚ published by Charles Perrault in 1697‚ is no exception‚ but it does relay some common themes and familiar morals with an entertaining plot. This plot‚ however‚ is full of ambiguities and notes that are assumed to be taken for granted. For example‚ why did a king marry an ogress and how did they have a son? Why did this son not reveal

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    Cate Nowlan Mr. Dils Research Paper 1/24/15 Sleeping Beauty The fairytale “Sleeping Beauty” is one of many popular fairy tales that have been altered for centuries. Generally‚ fairy tales are written for children although they will never understand the messages‚ morals and stereotypes within. The three most popular versions of “Sleeping Beauty‚” are The Grimm Brothers‚ Charles Perrault and Walt Disney. Each tale takes you on an enchanting journey of a young princess. The morals in this fairy tale

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    The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood‚ by Charles Perrault‚ has a clear Christian theme. This is because it was written in France during the late seventeenth century for the enjoyment of royalty. The readers would undoubtedly be Catholic‚ the religion of the royalty‚ so Charles Perrault wrote for that audience. The fairy tale begins with the princess being granted gifts from several fairies shortly after her birth. This is similar to the sacrament of baptism. Also‚ the prince and princess marry shortly

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    Ciela Aunica C. Lelis III-9 AB/BSE Literature An Analysis of the Poem Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty) Using Feminism Anne Sexton’s Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty) is a poem which does not only challenges the conventions of the original and traditional fairy tale but also serves as an exposure of a problem which causes a lot of women’s lifelong sufferings. Briar Rose’s courageous revelation of her father’s sexual abuses on her ironically shows reality using a fairy tale‚ opening the eyes

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    that one moment doesn’t define your life and puts Maleficent ahead of the original Sleeping Beauty. The original 1959 film Sleeping Beauty has an evil villain and a pure princess‚ but the 2014 remake portrays the villain‚ Maleficent‚ as so much more than evil. The new film shows that people can make unmoral decisions when overwhelmed by a heartbreak ‚ but those bad decisions don’t define you. While Sleeping Beauty is a classic tale of Prince Charming saving the day‚ Maleficent

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    A fairy tale needs a handsome‚ courageous prince which the readers love and becomes the hero of the story. In The Sleeping Beauty... the prince is destined by love and honor to conquer the thick woods and go find the princess and bring her back to life. In the Briar Rose‚ Josef is known to be a handsome man‚ He is shown as an accidental hero‚ who joins the partisans when he finds and joins some prisoners planning an escape. His adventures with the partisans enable him to become a hero. He is the

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    and the flowers turned back into thorns. The prince saw all of the sleeping creatures and people until he found her‚ the beautiful princess. The prince was so overwhelmed by her beauty that he bent down and kissed her. With that kiss she woke‚ as did the rest of those under the curse. In the end the prince and Briar-Rose got married and lived happily until they died (Ashliman 2013). Over the years the story of The Sleeping Beauty‚ a happily ever after tale‚ has changed from what was originally a

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    Talia? After your story came three other stories. The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood‚ Little Brier-Rose‚ and the Disney version. I think it is fascinating to look into all of these different variations. I’m not going to talk to you about all four variations just yours and The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood by Perrault. There are several similarities and differences between your story and Perrault’s story; the ones I will talk about are her sleeping reasons‚ cannibalism issues‚ and the relationship aspect

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    the more well known fairy tales is ‘Sleeping Beauty’. The most commonly known version today is the Disney movie‚ created in 1959. This movie was based on the Grimm’s version of Sleeping Beauty called ‘Little Brier-Rose’ which was written in 1812 in Germany. Another less known version of Sleeping Beauty is ‘Sun‚ Moon and Talia’ which was written in 1634 Italy by Giambattista Basile. Both ‘Little Brier-Rose’ and ‘Sun‚ Moon and Talia’ are classified as Sleeping Beauty stories because they include the components

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    Once upon a time‚ a charming and super naturally beautiful princess‚ graced with all the virtues that any noble woman should possess‚ fell into an enchanted 100 year long sleep. While all versions of the classic Sleeping Beauty tale depict a sleeping princess‚ and involve some sort of suspended animation‚ little (or no) information is given on the sleep itself. Throughout this essay‚ we will explore the symbolism behind the cursed princess’s enchanted slumber. Through comparisons‚ both sexualized

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