In the story of The Three Little Pigs, there was a wolf that had a main purpose and that was to have him a nice dinner with pig on the menu. The wolf would do whatever he could to ensure that his dinner would be a success. He...
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...s boiling hot. The wolf fell in and the pig stewed him up and ate him. In the story of Denslow’s The Three Bears, Goldilocks was called Golden Hair. She had lived with her elderly grandmother. Golden had to do all of the work to take care of her grandmother. (Denslow pg.4) In this story, Golden was aware of the Bears and had wanted to meet them. While she was waiting she decided to tidy up the messy home. The bears came home to find a little girl as well as a very tidy home. They thanked her and asked her to join them for soup instead of porridge. In both of these versions of these same two stories are two completely different endings as well as stories all together. Both of these childhood stories are ones that are in our thoughts as well as our hearts for generations to come. Regardless of their differences or similarities, there will be lessons learned.
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