Compare And Contrast Two Versions Of A Cinderella Story

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Cinderella is perhaps one of the most famous childhood fairy tale stories of all time. Over the years, numerous versions of the story have been recreated and have been told to children all over the world. The original story of Cinderella follows the life of a young girl who is mistreated by her step mother and stepsisters. With the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella is transformed into a beautiful princess and goes to the ball to meet her prince. However, she has to leave the ball at midnight as the magic wears off and she turns back into her former self. She leaves behind a glass slipper that the prince uses to find her and they both live happily ever after. The main focus of this comparison essay is to analyze the similarities and differences of two movie versions of Cinderella: Rodger’s …show more content…
In some instances as in both movies, some people meet their soul mate early in their lives but somehow get disconnected from them until later on in life. Perhaps the most essential elements in finding true love and happiness are hope and persistency. We must all be like Cinderella and Sam and hope that one day we will overcome life challenges that prevent us from being happy and successful. We must also embody the characters of Prince Christopher and Austin in that we should be persistent and never give up on finding our soul mate. Both movies of the Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella and A Cinderella Story depict different versions of the story of Cinderella but they both share the same concepts and themes: mistreatment of a young girl by her step mother and step sisters, the importance of father figures in a young girl’s life and the hope of finding true love and living happily ever after. Both of these movies would be beneficial to use in the classroom. Teachers can use both movies in their classroom to encourage their students to believe in themselves and to work hard for what they want while remaining humble which is also the moral of both movie

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