Theme And Symbols In The Oryx Multicultural Folktale Series: Cinderella

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My topic for the research paper will be on The Oryx Multicultural Folktale Series: Cinderella by Judy Sierra. This anthology has 24 versions of the Cinderella folktale from around the world, representing a broad range of cultures, geographical areas, styles, and variations on a basic premise. For this research essay, I plan on contrasting the themes and symbols between some of the stories as well as on how the cultures play a role in them. One of my comparisons would probably include Disney’s version of Cinderella to the original French version of Cinderella. In addition, I may look into the censorship of some these fairy tales. Some of the tales in this book have been criticized due to some violent elements, inappropriate content, or the limited

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