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    Perrault Sleeping Beauty

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    renditions by Giambattista Basile and Charles Perrault over the years, there have been many ways in which the story was told about the original rendition of “Sleeping Beauty”, using the plot and character. With these different renditions written by Giambattista Basile and Charles Perrault, some aspects of this story are more graphic than others in Basile story. Basile expatiated about his love affairs, but failed to appeal to younger millennials in his edition “Sun, Moon, and Talia”. Perrault depiction of “Sleeping Beauty”, in which he called it “The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood”, illustrates what appears to be a delightful adventure till someone reach the very end where all the action begins. Perrault includes a great deal about personal affairs between the characters, yet still appeals to the youngsters that may haven’t seen “The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood”. Basile and Perrault provide a lot of conflict with the characters providing a love hate relationship regardless. Overall, the plot can…

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    cardinal virtues.” (p55). Rowe makes an excellent point, which is supported by classic tales such as, Cinderella and Snow White. Charles Perrault’s The Little Glass Slipper and the Brothers Grimm’s Snow White represent the ideal traits that females are to possess such to be docile, dependent on the male persona and willing to sacrifice themselves. In cases where strong female characters are presented they are stark contrast to these characteristics and thusly labelled as villainous. Such is the…

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    Little Red Ridding Hood by Charles Perrault I have selected to read The Little Red Riding Hood by Charles Perrault. I will be analyzing The Little Red Riding Hood through a historical lens. Charles Perrault lived in France during the 1600’s, during this time France encountered many things, such as riotings and wars. There was rioting against political leaders and many wars with different countries, mainly due how much land everyone wanted. The story of The Little Red Riding Hood was…

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    Perrault was born in Paris, France on January 12th in 1628 with his twin brother but he only survived a couple months. He was born into a wealthy family, he was the seventh child of Pierre Perrault and Paquette Le Clerc. After attending very good schools he dropped out at age 15 to study on his own. He then began studying law and following in his fathers and older brother footsteps by going into government services. He once worked and helped with the creation of the Academy of Science. At age…

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    Charles Perrault, as I perceive his version of the tale of Red Riding Hood, among other variations of this tale that most of us have heard, is probably one of the first tales introducing a new literary genre. He derives his moral intentions laid out in his story from the pre-existing folk tales taught in a translation to frighteningly prepare readers for the events that commonly were suspected to be taking place. The way it was told by Perrault seems to be less of a gruesome tale, though it was…

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    Everyone must find their own direction in life and go their own way. This is why I am certain that Little Red Riding Hood a fairy tale that remains relevant in today’s society. It continues to teach children and adult’s important messages and morals that, relate to the modern world. Little Red Riding Hood is a classic fairy tale written by Charles Perrault, 17th century, with over 58 versions around the world. This fairy tale teaches young and old people to that you must make your own decision…

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    protagonist appeals to the audience of fairy tales and the theme in the more popular fairytales are more relevant than the others. This is exemplified in the in depth look at two fairy tales written by the same author. That author is Charles Perrault. Perrault infamously re-wrote his own version of Cinderella and wrote the tale of Blue beard. Cinderella is known all around the globe; from what she wears to what she says, Bluebeard on the other hand is a story that is vague to the typical…

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    pentacle of her own virginity” (p. 33) in The Company of Wolves, their moral uprightness conveys upon them a magical protection against the evils to which they would otherwise succumb. They are rescued, not by their ingenuity, wit or bravery, as are male protagonists, but by “the redeeming purity of the virgin.” (p. 9) To retain this power, the traditional fairy tale argues, women must be passive, incurious, and oblivious, especially in regards to sexual knowledge or their own autonomy.…

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    Beauty In Fairy Tales

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    In the world of fairy tales, the ‘Cinderella story’ often portrays its protagonist as being beautiful and innocent, granting her the ending of ‘happily-ever-after’ with her Prince Charming. Unmatched beauty and subservient innocence have become a virtue for women, a societal expectation. This ideal for women is unfortunately what has been emphasized both in fiction and in contemporary society. In both Roman myths and modern day fairy tales, beauty is an advantageous and essential characteristic…

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    This story is a perfect example of why his stories are sexist, arrogant, and poor versions of what the tale could be. Perrault’s version of the BRB tales starts by talking about Bluebeard and his unfortunate looks, unlike the other tales that start with woman. After asking his neighbor for one of her two daughters’ hands in marriage, the younger finally accepts his offer after seeing all his wealth, even with the knowledge “...that he had already had several wives, and nobody knew what had…

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