For example, little red riding hood, in which the young girl strays from the path to grandma's house and ends up in bed with the wolf who 'eats her up' referring to a sexual act rather than just the act of physically eating her. Today's version has been turned into a children's story, where the original was quite gruesome... Showed first 250 characters
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Today's version has been turned into a children's story, where the original was quite gruesome. (See 'The Classic Fairy Tales' by Maria Tatar)
Folklorists have classified fairy tales in various ways. Among the most notable are the Aarne-Thompson classification system and the morphological analysis of Vladimir Propp... Showed next 250 characters
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Company Of Wolves-Little Red Riding Hood
“The Company of Wolves” by Angela Carter is very similar to “Little Red Riding Hood”, the little girl heading out with a basket full of liquor and goodies for her grandmother...
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For other uses, see Fairy tale (disambiguation).
For a comparison of fairy tale with other kinds of stories, such as myths, legends and fables, see Traditional stories...
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Little Red Riding Hood
The stories "Little Red Riding Hood," by Charles Perrault, and "Little Red Cap," by the Brothers Grimm, are similar and different. Moreover, both stories differ from the American version...
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The first motif between the stories can be found in the titles. Just hearing the names alone you can feel these stories must be parallel. There is a connection between the red hood and the red cap that the little girls received from their grandmothers...
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I consider fairytales to be works of the imagination- highly detailed and dramatic; they are the stuff of dreams, or might be thought of as Science fiction of the past...
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Analysis of Little Red Riding Hood
On a different note, in order to understand how this fairy tale was capable of assisting children with the issues of growing up during the time, one must first note children's circumstances in the 17th century...
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Innocence isn't merely defenselessness; you can lack knowledge but still be capable to protect yourself. Some people simply assume that since a young girl appears innocent that she is also naive and therefore easy to be taken advantage of...