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    Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass, “Red Riding Hood,” and “Bluebeard” are all horrifying tales in their original standing as fairy tales. Yet, when related to this modern horror, The Shining, through the eyes of little Danny theses tales take on a new light…well more of darkness. Stephen King hints to other texts throughout this book, many are fairy tales. One of the deepest and eerie moments in relation to the tales is the chapter titled “Inside 217.” In this section, Danny betrays his…

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    The Princess Bride is different from other fairy tales because, you have the giant, Fezzik which in all reality he is just a human with extra strength and extra size. When you look at other Fairy Tales that have giants they really don't resemble large humans and if they do they are usually ugly. I did not like how William Goldman added in his notations, most fairy tales will not have those in them. While reading the book I would get confused and have to go back before William Goldman's…

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    Who were the Grimm brothers and how did they affect fairy tale history? The brothers Jakob Ludwig Karl Grimm and Wilhelm Karl Grimm were German folklorists and linguists, most famous for collecting fairy tales and other folklore. Born on January 4 in 1785 and on February 24 in 1786, they were the two oldest children of Philipp Grimm, a lawyer, and Dorothea Grimm. They have had a huge influence on fairy tale history. The brothers studied legal studies like their father, but were inspired by…

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    school and reading fairy tales, not thinking anything about them. I also, remember watching the more kid-friendly versions of fairy tales in Disney movies and again not thinking anything of it. Repeating these actions as an adult though has changed my perspective drastically. Why are children reading and/or watching these tales? Fairy tales are often seen as instruction manuals for children, especially when referring to the old school fairy tales, for an example any Grimm Brothers’ tales. The…

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    A fairy tale is generally known as a youngsters' tale about magical animals be that as it may, after some time, fairy tales have been thought to be false stories intended to trap individuals. These are anecdotal stories that include enchantment and fanciful animals, creatures and terrains. With respect to the setting, it is not point by point all through the entire story. The characters are one-dimensional figures; the group of onlookers can just see this kind of character from one view, the…

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    Fairy tales have been shared around the campfire, in homes, in schools, and before bedtime for centuries. First told orally, these stories were passed down from generation to generation until they were eventually written down and collected for consumption by the public. Due to the passing of time and fallibility the stories have changed throughout the years and slightly differ from culture to culture, however, Stories such as Cinderella can be found in historical records from as far back as the…

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    From the fairy tales of princesses and dragons by Charles Perrault to the mysterious tales of Hansel and Gretel and Red Riding Hood by the Brothers Grimm children 's stories have taken many forms over the years. The question that is always asked today about children 's media is if parents should allow children to view certain media because of some possibly suggestive themes. When trying to protect children from suggestive themes some of the value of the story is lost and the moral of the story…

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    Mary Bisbee states, that In 1697, fairy tales existed first by oral tradition, then by the coined phrase in France, and Madame D’Aulnoy used the term in her collection to discuss issues of the day (Bisbee 17). Fairy tales are simply outrageous children’s short stories about dragons and fairies. However, some fairy tales teaching morality to people, particularly women and children. According to her book “The Classic Fairy Tales,” Maria Tatar states, that “Fairy tales register an effort on the…

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    The Grimm Brothers, Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm, were German scholars that became renown for their collection of short stories called “Grimm’s Fairy Tales.” Growing up with the death of a parent and the battle against poverty, the brothers grew together raising younger siblings and developed interest of German literature. Later in life while attending a university and beginning research, the brothers studied medieval literature in belief of it benefitting the study of Germanic mythology. After…

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    reported that their children were brought to tears by Little Red Riding Hood. Although fairy tales could boost a child’s imagination, the child’s imagination could take things too far. Children should not read fairy tales because they are too scary, Kids take fairy tales too literally sometimes, and they are also more for adults. Fairy tales are mostly for adults. In the article “ Parents Say Classic Fairy Tales Are Too Scary To Read…

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