Giambattista Basile

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  • Comparison Of Feminism In Brothers Grimm's Cinderella And Rapunzel

    “Cinderella” and “Rapunzel” are two of the most popular fairy tales that are being told to children even today. Disney has made their own movie version of Rapunzel called Tangled, which is what I will be using for this paper. In this paper, I will be analyzing the lessons of feminism that are taught by these two fairy tales but are overlooked when we hear them as children. To be feminist is to support the idea “that women are and should be treated as potential intellectual equals and social…

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  • The Brothers Grimm's Cinderella

    It is now a known fact that throughout time women have been represented in a sort of negative light. Much of the literature of the past has given women a minimal role. It was not until around the turn of the twentieth century that the role of women has evolved. This is when women characters started becoming more powerful as they were now being seen as the hero. The literary images of women have changed dramatically over centuries to reach where they currently are. One story that can provide a…

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  • Peter And The Starcatchers Movie Vs Book Essay

    Did you know that the Disney movie Peter Pan has a prequel book to the movie? The book Peter and the Starcatchers written by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson have new and more characters than what the movie has. Alongside Peter, the other main character is a girl named Molly. Mostly every book or story has an antagonist in them well in Peter and the Starcatchers the antagonist is a cruel captain of pirates whose name is Black Stache. You probably heard of The Never Land from the movie but the main…

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  • Carlo Collodi's Adaptation Of Pinocchio

    To most audiences the story of Pinocchio is a lighthearted one, filled with the adventures of a jovial puppet and his cricket conscience with the occasional unnerving scene. Yet this is not the dark and death defying tale that author Carlo Collodi originally wrote in his 1883 novel. As is the case with many Disney adaptations, the original story of Pinocchio has been erased from the public consciousness and replaced by that of the adaption. This erasure is due to the quality of the film and its…

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  • Analysis Of Pan's Labyrinth

    The Darkness and Sorrow of Pan’s Labyrinth Today’s fairytales are often transformed into morality tales to fit our current values and are often stripped of the darkness and sorrow that is surrounding the story. However, this is not a common occurrence and it has been done over years, so that the more gruesome fairytales, with dark, and gruesome scenes, would be more suitable for younger audiences. In “Pan’s Labyrinth” Guillermo Del Toro is able to incorporate those gruesome and darker scenes to…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Fairy Tales

    Fairy tales are a work of fiction and children are fully aware of that. Taking the fairy tales away from the pre-school and kindergarten students would be wrong because it takes away their chance of developing creative minds and becoming creative thinkers. Children have grown up on these stories for age and should continue to grow up on them because the stories teach children life lessons. (Orde) Fairytales can teach children lessons like manors, helping people, and being courageous in a fun and…

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  • Symbolism In Hermione Granger's The Tale Of Three Brothers

    “The Tale of Three Brothers” was first introduced in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and last book in the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling. In the story arc, one of the main character, Hermione Granger, narrates the story from her copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard. These tales were commonly read to children as bedtimes stories because they’re “told to amuse rather than instruct” (Rowling 409). “The Three of Three Brothers” relates how three brothers cheated Death…

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  • Analysis Of 'The Girl, The Wolf, The Crone'

    The original fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood” by the Brothers Grimm and “The Girl, The Wolf, The Crone,” by Kellie Wells have many similarities and differences throughout the stories. However, Kellie Wells takes a different approach to the story; she takes the story and uses symbols to let the reader know what she feels about the Catholic religion. The original story is not based on religion. It is simply telling a story about a girl who visits her grandmother, who was eaten by a wolf, but…

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  • Theme Of Cinderella By Anne Sexton

    Two of the easiest poems in this collection to find the feminist message in are “Cinderella” and “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Sexton takes these two timeless tales and picks out the ways in which they cause readers to condescend women. She does this deftly and magically in these poems and provokes deep thoughts on the ways women are portrayed in the original tales. Sexton does her best to take the focus of her poem “Cinderella” off of how ugly the step-sisters and move it to how black…

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  • Cinderella Comparison: The Grimm's Brothers Vs. Walt Disney

    Cinderella” Comparison: The Grimm’s Brothers vs Walt Disney “Cinderella” is a fairy tale from the Grimm brothers with a different twist that of the Disney version. Although there are many different versions in every culture, the Grimm brothers Germany version has some horrific events that occur. The Grimm’s fairytales are from many years ago that were meant to entertain adults, and they all have hidden messages that are not evident. In the Disney version “Cinderella” is a rags to riches fairy…

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