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...etends to be a young boy to lure Connie in, the wolf pretends to be a familiar presence to the girl to trick her into coming to him. What else is interesting is that neither of these characters were acting malicious to just anyone. Both of them had planned out exactly who their prey was going to be and set out to do harm to them. Although these stories parallel each other very well there are a few differences between them. Perhaps the biggest difference between them is the fact that one of the characters overcomes the evil presence in her life and the other does not (Theriot). Connie was not able to overcome the force of evil in the form of Arnold Friend, but Little Red Riding Hood was able to foil the wolf’s plans to lure her in. Either way both of these girls would have been better off if they had just followed that age old childhood rule; never talk to strangers.
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