Sexual References In Little Red Riding Hood

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“Little Red Riding Hood” A Fairy Tale created by adults for adults. The Fairy Tale has sexual themes and messages that come out as you read and tell the fairy tale. Telling little kids the story of “Little Red Riding Hood” when they are not of the age to understand the meaning behind such sexual material has no point to it. The sexual references in Little Red Riding Hood can not be understood by kids nor do parents want to try explaining these sexual references. I bet parents wouldn 't like trying to explained to a six year old kids how in Grimm 's version Red Riding Hood coming out of the wolfs belly is referencing giving birth or how the wolf has sexual desires to Little Red Riding Hood. In fact most parents would most likely try to postpone…show more content…
Kids being able to learn faster will be able to remember the story and the meaning behind the story with ease. Telling them multiple times about a story they already heard and got everything possible out of the story at their age will just be pointless even if you change the ending of the story. Kids would also take the story too literal. They don 't know anything about the world or what type of people are out there so, if a story where a little girl talks to some one she does not know and then gets eaten tells them to not talk to strangers and stray from the path they will do just that. They wont talk to anyone they don 't know, wont explore the world, and will stay forever alone because of it. If we keep retelling this story over and over even with a different ending each time the end result will be the same. The story will keep telling them to don 't talk to strangers and to not stray from the path, leading kids away from new and different encounters in life that they could have fun experiencing. They would fear everyone that they didn 't know and would think everyone was out to get them. They could have problems making friends because they wouldn 't know what person would be good for a friend because they are all strangers. This story could lead kids to be less outgoing and less social to others and could lead to a lot of problems in a child 's brain if they take the story too literal. Retelling “Little Read Riding…show more content…
Kids need to make friends, with out friends they will have no social interaction with kids their age and making friends will just get harder as years go on. So instead of teaching the kids to stay away from all strangers or you will get eaten we should be teaching kids which people to befriend and which to stay away from. In the “Little Red Riding Hood” it tells kids to stay away from strangers and never mentions which people are good and which people are bad to befriend. Parents shouldn 't even tell the story to their kids and should teach them the lessens themselves. Let the parents teach their own kids who is good and who is bad. The parents job is to teach kids so why rely on a old story to teach the kids
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