“One of the most basic goals of literature written for children is to impart moral lessons and encourage moral behavior”(Kim). Fairytales are a product of the time in which they were written, where extreme sexism rampant. Now in modern time young girls are still being taught, in a way trained, by men on gender roles and what’s womanly and...
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