Comparing Cinderella And Grimm's Cinderella

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Have you ever been treated like no one wants you? Well, Cinderella has a pretty good idea of what it's like. In her story she is being mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Anastasia, and Drizella. In both the Disney's version and the Grimm's version she feels this way. As she tries her best to please them it seems that it's just not good enough, but with a little help her dreams can come true. While some similarities between Disney's Cinderella and Grimm's Cinderella are evident, the differences are salient.
In both versions of Cinderella, the father of Cinderella is very wealthy, we see this when he brought home from the fair what his daughters had asked for which was fine cloths, pearls, and jewels. He also gets remarried to keep
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In both versions the stepsisters and Cinderella try on the shoe. Also in both, Cinderella loses her shoe at the ball or festival. Lastly, in both stories the prince and Cinderella live happily ever after. In the Disney's version, the stepsisters both try on the shoe and it does not fit them. Then Cinderella tries it on after being locked in her room by her stepmother because she doesn't want her to try it on and the slipper fits her. The Grimm's version is quite different. In this story when one sister tries it on and the slipper did not fit the mother handed her a knife and told her to cut off her toe so it would fit. So she did and once the price saw the blood tracks he took her back cause he knew it did not fit her. As the second one tries it on and it does not fit the mother once again hands her the knife and tells her to cut off her heal. So she did and once again the price knew it wasn her she he took her back. Cinderella's father did not want her to try on the shoe but the prince demanded that she did, but before she could the stepmother broke the slipper. Cinderella had the other shoe and once the prince knew it was her they left and lived happily ever after.
While some similarities between Disney's Cinderella and Grimm's Cinderella are evident, the differences are salient. So now you know why Cinderella would feel like no one wants her. Even in the two stories she was mistreated in some way or

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