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Similarities Between Cinderella And Cinderella

- Cinderella is the story of a girl whose stepmother does not treat her well. Cinderella goes to a ball, with no help from her evil stepmother, and meets her prince charming. Cinderella and her true love get separated from each other and the only way for the prince to find Cinderella was from a single shoe that Cinderella left behind. “Cinderella” by the Brothers Grimm and "Cinderella" by Charles Perrault have many similarities as well as many differences. Cinderella’s sisters in the stories were similar, but their lives played out different....   [tags: Cinderella, Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale, Family]

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Summary Of ' Chinese Cinderella ' And Falling Leaves '

- Good evening special guests, John Paul College staff, parents and most importantly, students. I’m Adeline Yen Mah, author of “Chinese Cinderella” and “Falling Leaves”. Thank you for having me in this very special night. Firstly I will start with something simple. Please close your eyes and open your hands. Now imagine what you would like to place in your hands. It could be anything: a school report full of A+ and certificates, a wallet, even a house; it doesn’t need to be a specific object that fits....   [tags: Chinese Cinderella]

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Weddings: Cinderella by Cambell Grant

- From a young age, children are encouraged by their parents and teachers to begin dreaming and imagining their future life. Kids often think about what they want to be when they become adults and in particular, girls often imagine their dream wedding. Constant exposure to the idea of marriage and images of sophisticated weddings leads children to dream of having an elaborate wedding as well. As young girls grow up, they begin to come in contact with magazines, which also endorse fairytale weddings....   [tags: cinderella, dream wedding]

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Review of A Cinderella Story

- Many traditional fairy tales have been remade into Hollywood movies. The fairy tale of Cinderella has been produced in movies many times such as Ever After (1998) and A Cinderella Story (2004). A Cinderella Story (2004) has an interesting storyline, cast, themes, and appeals to teenagers and young adults. A Cinderella Story is a modern story that it’s a girl that gets in love to this popular guy. Even though she was raised by her father, she never felt like she was missing out on anything. Her dad owns a diner in the San Fernando Valley, which Sam loves, called Hal’s Diner....   [tags: Cinderella Story, movies, ]

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Review of A Cinderella Story

- Many traditional fairy tales have been remade into Hollywood movies. The fairy tale of Cinderella has been produced in movies many times like Ever After (1998) and A Cinderella Story (2004). A Cinderella Story (2004) has an interesting storyline, cast, themes, and appeals to teenagers and young adults. The movie begins as Sam narrating how she is in a far away kingdom with a beautiful little girl with her “weirdo” father. Then Sam clarifies that this was not “long ago” and “not a really far away kingdom;” they are in the San Fernando Valley....   [tags: Cinderella Story, movies, ]

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Analysis Of ' Cinderella ' By The Grimm Brothers

- Trend Analysis Final Lies, manipulation, neglect, and abuse, what do these things all have in common. It turns out more than one might think. All four of these things is a betrayal of trust from one person to another person. Betrayal of trust is a commonly recurring theme in the story of Cinderella. One of the original written stories of Cinderella is told by the Grimm brothers, well known german folklorists. There are many ways that one can commit a betrayal of trust. A person betrays another’s trust by lying to them, tricking them, or trying to use them for their own personal gain....   [tags: Cinderella, Family, Child abuse, Neglect]

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Cinderella, By The Grimm Brothers Tell The Story Of Cinderella

- There have been countless versions of Cinderella, thus meaning there are many different interpretations of Cinderella. One of which, by Elizabeth Panttaja, tells the story after Cinderella’s mother died. Panttaja explains how Cinderella is only successful because of the magic that her mom is giving her, but is this true. The answer is no, since there is no evidence in her mother doing all of the work in Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm’s “Ashputtle”, another version of “Cinderella”. If fact, because of her use of magic, Cinderella is a lot weaker than many people imagine....   [tags: Cinderella, Brothers Grimm, Grimm's Fairy Tales]

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Analysis Of ' The Egyptian Cinderella '

- Folktales are stories inspired by popular culture, typically passed on by word of mouth. The Egyptian Cinderella is a folk tale that suggests breaking social and racial barriers. Fairy Tales are stories, like myths, that provide supernatural explanations of everyday events, often with a moral outcome, or the portrayal of justice. The Disney version of Cinderella is a fairy tale that implies mistreatment of people. These narratives share in common the idea of inequality and mistreatment. For example, in the Egyptian Cinderella, Rosy Rhodopis was kidnapped from her home in Greece and taken to a house to work with other servant girls....   [tags: Cinderella, Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm]

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The Classic Tale Of Cinderella

- The classic tale of Cinderella is well known for the fight of overcoming great obstacles despite great odds. However, there are always a few ill-hearted people who go out of their way to cease any competition that they might face, as seen with Cinderella’s step-sisters. Samuel Jackson says is his distinguished quote, “The hunger of imagination…lures us to…the phantoms of hope,” to help develop a more defined view of a fairytale. The story of Cinderella fully embodies the ideals of a true fairytale by encompassing magic, hope, and struggle between good and evil throughout the duration of the plot....   [tags: Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm, Cinderella]

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Cinderella 's Around The World

- Cinderella’s Around the World While reading and watching films of different cultural Fairy Tales, you notice like an every Cinderella Tale there is a girl who is tired of living a life where they just want to be better. Also from all the different versions of Cinderella stories, all of them are surrounded by jealousy, hate, and negative vibes. However, there are cultural difference that is expressed in each of the different versions of these Fairy Tales. In my paper I am going to express these differences, the two versions that I’ll be talking about is “Aschenputtel” which is the Germany version, and a modern version “Maid in Manhattan”....   [tags: Cinderella, Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale]

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Different Versions Of Snow White And Cinderella

- There are many fairy tales that have been discussed in this class. The most interesting stories to me are Snow White by Brother Grimm and Ever After: A Cinderella Story directed by Andy Tennant based on Cinderella by Charles Perrault. There are many different versions of Snow White and Cinderella from numerous cultures. In every version, both stories are known as children bed time stories. In addition, the purpose of both stories is to give a life lesson to the children about overcoming evil to attain happiness....   [tags: Cinderella, Fairy tale, Stepfamily]

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Cinderella, By Charles Perrault

- Many different versions of “Cinderella” exist, and each of them is slightly different. These differences help determine which is the most child friendly. After looking at several variants of “Cinderella,” the version by Charles Perrault is the most child-friendly, due to its mystical nature, lack of violence and blood, and forgiveness. The way that these plot elements are developed through the different variants of “Cinderella” allows Perrault’s version of the story to be seen as the most child-friendly....   [tags: Cinderella, Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale]

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Cinderella, Pretty Woman and Feminism

- Pretty Woman is a modern take on the classic Cinderella story where a poor misguided girl meets her prince and her life is dramatically changed. This film has fairy tale elements, but the biggest element in the movie is the use of sex; Vivian, the main character, is a prostitute. She meets her “prince” and is swept off of her feet, but what this really means is that she is bought for an entire week by a handsome, wealthy business man. One would assume that he was buying her for sex, but this is not your average prostitute transaction....   [tags: classic cinderella story, literary analysis]

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Cinderella, By Anne Sexton

- The poem “Cinderella” by Anne Sexton tells the story of Cinderella but differently then the beloved fairy tale portrayed by Walt Disney. Sexton emphases the way the Grimm Brothers told the story of Cinderella. Readers will feel a sense of hatred toward the idea of Disney’s version of the story. Sexton shows the Cinderella story in a more realistic way and explains how not everything will have a happy-ever-after. In the first four stanzas of the poem Sexton makes fun of these unrealistic fairy tale stories....   [tags: Fairy tale, Cinderella, Brothers Grimm]

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Rodgers & Hammerstein 's Cinderella

- Rodgers & Hammerstein 's Cinderella (1997) Movie Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is a must see movie for everyone. It’s one of the best and first multi- ethnics cast modernizes classic fairytale of Cinderella. The old classic version only present with one ethnic group. However, this one is more diverse due to the variety of ethnicity, making the movie unique. It convey different plot that enhance and portray each character’ personality into musical movie with humor and ironic. The movie has the finest actors, vibrant set, richly hued costumes and several entertaining musical sequence....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company, Cinderella]

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Poverty and Wealth in Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel

- How did the cultural and socioeconomic status of the Grimm brothers as well as the conditions in 1800 Germany influence the theme of poverty and wealth in “Cinderella” and “Hansel and Gretel” There have been several scholarly debates that the Grimm brothers were among the pioneering contributors of the kind of German nationalism whose tragic consequences engulfed the twentieth century. Disregarding questions over the validity of this statement, what remains evident is the invaluable influence the Grimm brothers had on the new culture of the German society through their writings....   [tags: Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel]

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Movie Summary : ' Cinderella '

- Madison Gillespie White 1 Cinderella Comparative Analysis Reality shows have been critical in enhancing entertainment, education, and identifies with the problems in society. However, the recent trends point out that reality shows have been developed to create a fairy tale mentality. Many people like watching love films and storybook romance ideology that reality shows provide. The article posits that the trend is attributable to people love for happy-ever-after and fairy tales. However, these movies do not only enhance the theme of happy life and relationships that are admirable to the society (Grimm)....   [tags: The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney, Cinderella]

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Cinderella Written By The Grimm Brothers And Draupadi

- Fighting in an assertive world with the dominance of men, women faced many challenges to gain their freedom. In Cinderella written by the Grimm Brothers and Draupadi written by R.K. Narayan, two strong women, have influenced many women who shared the same conflict as them. Both characters became courageous and fought for what they deserve. Through many hardships and difficulties, Cinderella and Draupadi displayed bravery and strength by using their connections to fight for the agency that they deserved....   [tags: Cinderella, Brothers Grimm, Snow White]

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`` Cinderella `` : A Story Of Sibling Rivalry And Oedipal Conflicts

- Folktales can be used to share morals or a lesson using symbols, and this is true of the classic “Cinderella” story. Madonna Kolbenschlag, a feminist, writes “A Feminist’s View of ‘Cinderella,’” explaining the Cinderella story in a more sexist view. Bruno Bettel-heim, a distinguished psychologist, centers his article, “‘Cinderella’: A Story of Sibling Rivalry and Oedipal Conflicts” very specifically on the sibling rivalry exhibited in the classic “Cinderella” story. He also writes about the oedipal period of a child’s life....   [tags: Cinderella, Fairy tale, Family, Parent]

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The Tale Of Cinderella By Anne Sexton And The Brother 's Grimm

- As the world has transformed and progressed throughout history, so have its stories and legends, namely the infamous tale of Cinderella. With countless versions and adaptations, numerous authors from around the world have written this beauty’s tale with their own twists and additions to it. And while many may have a unique or interesting way of telling her story, Anne Sexton and The Brother’s Grimm’s Cinderellas show the effects cultures from different time periods can have on a timeless tale, effects such as changing the story’s moral....   [tags: Fairy tale, Cinderella, Brothers Grimm]

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Comparing The Novel ' Cinderella ' And ' Little Glass Slipper '

- “Cinderella” the tale of a suffering young girl who finds her prince charming, and lives happily ever after in a big beautiful castle. Truly, the dream of many young female readers. This story is well known all around the world and has many different versions. This paper will specifically focus on the versions by Charles Perrault and Giambattista Basile. One cannot argue that while writing their individual version of Cinderella both Charles Perrault and Giambattista Basile were strongly influenced by the many other tales of Cinderella, and this can be seen by the repetitive plot line, character and morals in both their stories....   [tags: Cinderella, Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm]

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Literary Elements Of Anne Sexton 's ' Cinderella '

- Anne Sexton’s poem “Cinderella” is filled with literary elements that emphasize her overall purpose and meaning behind this satirical poem. Through the combination of enjambment stanzas, hyperboles, satire, and the overall mocking tone of the poem, Sexton brings to light the impractical nature of the story “Cinderella”. Not only does the author mock every aspect of this fairy tale, Sexton addresses the reader and adds dark, cynical elements throughout. Sexton’s manipulation of the well-known fairy tale “Cinderella” reminds readers that happily ever after’s are meant for storybooks and not real life....   [tags: Stanza, Poetry, Cinderella, Fairy tale]

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Fairy Tales By Perrault 's Version Of Cinderella

- Throughout decades, parents had been reading and telling fairy tales to their children. Children had been exposed to princesses being humiliated, weak, and poorly treated. But it did not prevent the princess from getting her happy ending. The princess would find her prince charming and ride away into the sunset as she heads to the mansion. The idea that a girl must appear weak, fragile, and be humiliated is embedded in the heads of many young girls to get the desired ending. This concept has been illustrated and taught in fairy tales such as in Perrault 's Stories....   [tags: Fairy tale, Cinderella, Woman, Marriage]

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Comparing Perrault 's Cinderella And The Great Fairy Tale

- Perrault was born to an upper middle class family in Paris, France in 1628. He was a lawyer who wrote verses from the tales he heard. According to him, he did not record the tales as he was being told, rather, “adapted folk material to his own theories of juvenile letters” (Perrault 1977: 5). He wrote a version of Cinderella in 1697 from a moralist point of view, hence the opening, Once upon a time there was a gentleman who took the haughtiest and proudest woman in the world for his second wife....   [tags: Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm, Cinderella]

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A Cinderella Story

- A Cinderella Story      When examining adaptations of fairytales you must look at the original source. This can be a very difficult task because with fairytales we never really know where the original came from. I will base my paper on the theory that the original tale of Cinderella comes from the Grimm Brothers version of Ashputtle. In comparison we will examine two movies. First there is the Disney version Cinderella. Secondly we will look at the movie 'Ever After'.      Characterization is an important aspect of any story or film, because it sets what the entire film will be about, and how the audience will absorb it....   [tags: Cinderella Fairytale Essays]

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Cinderella By Charles Perrault : The Good Vs. Evil

- Cinderella by Charles Perrault In our world, fairy tales have been around since many centuries, most of the times they are stories for children; however, an adult can feel identify with those fairy tales. In today’s century there are many versions of the old fairy tales that once we all used to know. For some people fairy tales are stories that show how reality works in the real world, one of the themes that is repeatedly used in fairy tales is the Good vs. Evil. Charles Perrault, best known for his work Contes de ma mère l’oye (Mother Goose Tales), which was a book full of popular fairy tales, one of the fairy tales that people can find on this book is Cinderella....   [tags: Fairy tale, Cinderella, Charles Perrault, Family]

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Anne Sexton's Retelling of Cinderella

- Anne Sexton's Retelling of Cinderella Michelangelo, perhaps the most gifted sculptor and painter of all times, once said that "geniuses stand on the shoulders of other geniuses." As Michelangelo built upon the brilliance of his predecessors, Anne Sexton does the same with her poem "Cinderella". Fairy tales originated as oral traditions and were passed along and sculpted by thousands of story tellers....   [tags: Sexton Cinderella Poem Poetry]

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Analysis Of ' Cinderella, Or The Little Glass Slipper ' By Charles Perrault And Ash Girl

- For centuries, women have struggled in the fight to gain equality with men. Despite the major advances in civil and political rights, society still has a long way to go in addressing the issue of gender inequality. One major factor that prevents society from achieving gender equality is the idea that marriage is a women’s ultimate life goal. This notion has been significantly presented in literature causing women to appear less powerful than men, more specifically, in the fairly tales “Cinderella, or the little Glass Slipper” by Charles Perrault and “Ash Girl” by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm....   [tags: Cinderella, Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale]

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Comparing Cinderella and Ever After

- Comparing Cinderella and Ever After When most people think of the movie, "Cinderella';, they think of the animated Disney version with the little mice and the happy ending where Cinderella marries the prince and they live happily ever after. While the movie "Ever After'; is based on "Cinderella';, it is not animated, but still has many of the same characteristics as the Disney version. Of course it is not exactly the same, and since it is not animated there are many differences. In "Ever After';, Drew Barrymore portrays the character Cinderella, who in the beginning of this movie is called Danielle....   [tags: Movies Film Ever After Cinderella Essays]

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Beauty and the Beast by Madame Le Prince De Beaumont, Little Mermaid by Andersen and Cinderella by Perrault

- Young girls are often stuck in a world of make believe, they are fed fairytales, dream up unimaginable views of reality and believe everyone will find their prince charming. This unrealistic perspective is formed through their experiences with different fairytales. As G.K. Chesterton tells the fairytale are a realistic world for children, “Fairy tales are more than true — not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten”. Fairytales lead these girls to believe that in order to find true love there is some sort of intense journey one must go on....   [tags: love, sacrifice, Cinderella, Little Mermaid]

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Colette Dowling's The Cinderella Complex: Women's Hidden Fear of Independency

- Colette Dowling's The Cinderella Complex: Women's Hidden Fear of Independency In her book, The Cinderella Complex: Women's Hidden Fear of Independency, Ms. Colette Dowling states her belief in a condition which she names "the Cinderella complex", being an intricate system of beliefs put upon women which make them feel as if they must be submissive to the wills of others, seemingly less intelligent than they truly are. However, with a more detailed analysis of the tale of Cinderella, Dowling would have realized that this is not a completely accurate naming of her discovered complex....   [tags: Dowling Cinderella Complex Essays]

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The Cinderella Story Of Cinderella

- The Cinderella story has been part of many cultures even though it may not have been called cinderella but, the meaning of these stories are all very similar. “Cinderella, as we know it, is experienced as a story about the agonies and hopes … and about the degraded heroine winning out over her siblings who abused her” (Bettelheim, 2). We see the story as a women overcoming small problems and getting help from an outside source to help fulfill her dreams. As a child watches or reads this folktale they will get the feeling that this outside source, some sort of magic or a real person, will sweep them up and help guide them through their life....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, Protagonist]

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Cinderell The True Psychological Value

- Cendrillon, has so permeated our culture that virtually everybody in America, be they male, female, young or old, is familiar with the story. It’s little wonder that the tale is so popular, since we all like a rags-to-riches narrative. Every child loves to be tucked in at night and read a bedtime story. Fairy tales often do the trick of putting us into a blissful sleep full of wondrous dreams and happy ever afters. These fairy tales instill values that help shape the mold on how we think later in our lives such as; courage, kindness, and love....   [tags: Cinderella, Fairy tale, Charles Perrault]

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Comparing Perrault's Cinderella with Disney's Cinderella

- ... Cinderella forgives the step sisters and marries the step sisters to the great lords of the castle. The prince marries Cinderella, however, Perrault does not mention about the prince and Cinderella living happily ever after. In spite of these differences, there are some similarities between Perrault’s Cinderella and Walt Disney’s Cinderella. Similar to Walt Disney, Perrault shows many differences between Cinderella and a modern woman who is living in the western culture, today. Adults reading Perrault’s Cinderella, today, notice that Cinderella’s characteristics do not resemble a modern western woman....   [tags: original fairy tale versus film adaptation]

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The Movie ' Cinderella '

- Many pieces of literature give different perspectives and change over time. Some may incorporate the same characters along with the same concept, but some contain opposite perspectives of the stories. Cinderella has two different films that tell the same story but they contain different concepts throughout the films. While the 1950’s version of Cinderella does not reveal Cinderella’s mother, the 2015 film version reveals her mother and makes the step sisters more attractive In the 1950 film they never revealed her mother....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Ugly sisters, Film]

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The Movie ' Cinderella '

- In today 's society, it is normal for young children to believe in fairytales. These fairytales are normally seen throughout books and movies but also through parents reading them as bedtime stories. These tales in our society have unrecognized hidden guidelines for ethics and behaviors that we provide for children. One such children 's story is Disney’s Cinderella, this film seems to be a simple tale of a young woman whose wishes work out as to be expected. This tale reflects the expectations of women 's actions and beliefs of a proper women....   [tags: Fairy tale, Family, Teacher, Woman]

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The Movie ' Cinderella '

- noticed that in a number of films the father is dead thus it is impossible to protect his children, such as in Cinderella. Also stepfathers seem to not be portrayed in pop culture as evil thus stepmothers are the only ones that receive such hideous flack. Because stepfathers are not portrayed in a negative way, when it comes to real life they have less difficultly finding their place in their new family. (Church 1994) (Hall and Bishop 2009) Stepmothers in Popular Culture The evil stepmother was first seen in the original story of Cinderella which was written in 1697 by XXX....   [tags: Family, Mother, Stepfamily, Father]

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The Evolution of Cinderella

- Cinderella is a story nearly every person in the world has heard at least once during their childhood. Nowadays, most fairy tales that children hear are the versions made famous by Walt Disney, but his versions of these fairy tales weren't the first of their kind. Stories such as Cinderella have been around for ages, each version different from the one before it. One version was written by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm during the 1800's and was titled "Cinderella". Another version of this story was written by Charles Perrault during the late 1600's and was titled "Little Glass Slipper"....   [tags: characters, plot, themes]

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The Cinderella Man

- The Great Depression of the 1930’s caused widespread poverty, but the popular culture of the time did not reflect this. People wanted to escape from this harsh time so movies, dancing and sports became very popular. Radios broadcasted boxing matches and boxers became stars. The heavyweight champion James J. Braddock aka “Cinderella Man,” gained popularity. James Braddock gained fame by winning many fights and proving everyone wrong when they said he was too old and couldn’t win. James Braddock took his father’s lessons to heart when he practiced fighting in the old schoolyard before he reached his teenage years....   [tags: Biography]

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Christopher and Cinderella

- As Christopher soothed his aching backside, he heard the cottage door swing open, and he stopped rubbing himself all together. The prince was determined to salvage whatever dignity he had left, and not take to massaging his buttocks in the presence of a lady. Christopher looked towards the direction of the sound, but instead of seeing a servant girl exiting the cottage, he found that an attractive, gray blob was running directly to him. "Are you all right?" the gray blob asked, but then shrieked, "Oh, just look at the window....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Ultimate Ending: Cinderella and Hamlet

- The ultimate ending We have often read bed time stories that at the end everyone living happily ever after. Growing up several of us read the Cinderella story. After reading the Hamlet story I found some similarities even though the ending was not a happily ever after. Cinderella found a new meaning to her life through her prince charming at the end of the story but her journey getting there wasn't the prettiest. She struggled with not having her real mother and also losing her father later on....   [tags: tragedy, love story, reality, Shakespeare]

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Rodgers & Hammerstein 's Cinderella

- Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is a must see movie for everyone. It’s one of the best and first multi- ethnics cast modernizes classic fairytale of Cinderella. The old classic version only present with one ethnic group. However, this one is more diverse due to the variety of ethnicity, making the movie unique. It convey different plot that enhance and portray each character’ personality into musical movie with humor and ironic. The movie has a vibrant set, several entertaining musical sequence, richly hued costumes and the finest actors....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company, Comedy]

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Happiness in Cinderella and The Bachelor

- Completing the Equation For decades, society has introduced fairytales to children at a young age. As the children grow older, they are exposed to more stories, such as television shows. As each child grows mentally and emotionally, they are exposed to the idea that happiness can only be found in love. This love is usually found between two beautiful people, such as in ABC’s The Bachelor and Charles Perrault’s timeless fairytale “Cinderella”. Each of these exerts shed light on society’s view of happiness and the idea that we, as members of society, are expected to agree and achieve this type throughout our lifetime....   [tags: god mother, love, marriage]

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The Many Versions of Cinderella

- Each person in the world has heard of Cinderella, no matter what kind of version it may be. Cinderella is the one fairy tale story that has been popular and will always be the one tale that has to be told to children. Words and story lines might be twist and turn, but in the end the knowledge of the story will be learned in similar ways. As we all know when one story is told another is created, when one is at its best then another is at its worse. One version will always be better than another, but no matter what version it might be the story will be told....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Historical Accuracies of The Cinderella Man

- James J. Braddock possesses an enticing story of overcoming obstacles and denying defeat. Braddock was an amateur boxer before 1929 and was fairly successful. After the Stock Market Crash his career took a downturn. He lost many matches and crushed his right hand. Later, desperate for money, he participates in another match. Surprisingly he wins and becomes next in line to fight the heavyweight champion Max Baer. In a great upset he defeats the defending heavyweight champion. James Braddock’s story is told in the film: The Cinderella Man....   [tags: Film Review]

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Analysis Of ' The Tale Of Cinderella '

- Over the years, fairytales have been distorted in order to make them more family friendly. Once these changes occur, the moral and purpose of the stories begin to disappear. The tales featured in the many Disney movies - beloved by so many - have much more malignant and meaningful origins that often served to scare children into obeying their parents or learning valuable life lessons. A perfect example of such plot alterations occur in the tale of Cinderella. This parable is "one of the oldest and most widespread fairy tales in western culture" ("The Origins of Snow White, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty" 4) originating in roughly 50 BCE....   [tags: Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm, The Little Mermaid]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Cinderella '

- Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery is a common saying. If it is in fact true, then modern writers sure do love fairytale authors of the past. However, in the modern versions, many things are changed drastically, most notably the characters and their actions. One such example of this is the many different adaptions of what is now known as Rapunzel, the original is an Italian fairytale that is very different from the tales by the Brothers Grimm or Disney that most people are familiar with....   [tags: Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm, Giambattista Basile]

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Cinderella And Feminism Written By Kheyfet

- Cinderella and Feminism written by Kheyfet is a criticism to traditional Cinderella’s story. It points out many thinking that I have never thought about. In Kheyfet’s opinion, Cinderella sets an improper model for little girls. It is a tool used by men to stipulate a female gender. Male chauvinism is hidden behind the story and is successfully impressed to little girl who can’t think critically. I agree with Kheyfet’s viewpoint. I would like to expand on 3 points that expressed me most. They are the early education to children, what characters woman could be, and woman’s wrong attitude to marriage....   [tags: Woman, Gender role, Gender, Girl]

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Cinderella - In The Style of Holden

- CINDERELLA – IN THE STYLE OF HOLDEN Well, if you’re reading this now, you’d probably want to know everything about me, who my parents are, what they’re like, all the stuff about my twin sister and my little stepsister. The truth is that this stuff kinda gets repetitive and dull, besides my father probably wouldn’t want to read a famous book which talks all about his tendencies to smoke and get drunk. He’d probably have a heart attack and all in a place like France, because he ditched us like five years ago....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Developent of Cinderella and Snow White

- This essay is NOT about Walt Disney!!!!. Before there was a written language, fairy tales were stories passed on by mouth from generation to generation. Such stories often mirrored the culture to which they were being told and were used to illustrate moral and ethical lessons. Even though each tale began in a different community, or even on a different continent, their basic elements are strikingly similar and the use of fantastical imagery continues to appeal to people of all ages. Over time, the tales’ major components have merged together and made their way into modern day movies, television shows and bedtime stories....   [tags: Essay on Fairy Tales]

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A Cinderella Story the Movie

- Throughout history, fairy tales have grown to captivate the hearts and minds of many. A Cinderella Story is set firmly in reality and in the present day; in fact, it's every bit a fantasy as the original story. This film refrains from any allusions to magic, but instead lets serendipitous occurrences provide the engine on which this fairy tale creates its plot. The impression A Cinderella Story is in place of a well-thought out story and characters that anyone could relate to or believe. Although the target audience of the film are teens, females, and romantics, A Cinderella Story can be praised and savored by all audiences because of its ingenious screenplay, acting, and melodic soundtrack....   [tags: film analysis]

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Analysis Of ' The Tale Of Cinderella '

- Over the years, fairytales have been changed in order to make them more kid friendly. Once these changes occur, the moral and purpose of the stories being to disappear. The tales featured in the many Disney movies beloved by so many, have much darker and meaningful origins that often served to scare children into obeying their parents or learning valuable life lessons. A perfect example of such plot changes occur in the tale of Cinderella. This fairytale is "one of the oldest and most widespread fairy tales in western culture" originating in roughly 50 BCE (ARTICLE #3)....   [tags: Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm, Snow White]

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The Great Depression and the Cinderella Man

- Cinderella Man came out in the year 2005, it is a non fiction movie directed by Ron Howard. It is based on the story of a boxer during the Depression, James J. Braddock. Braddock had to over come many adversities such as the economical and societal conditions. Another adversity he had to overcome was living in the Depression and all the things that go along with that. Braddock’s character traits shown in the movie are all important and appropriate due to the harshness of those times. The economical and societal conditions and their changes during the film had a dramatic affect on the story....   [tags: Essay]

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The Great Depression in "Cinderella Man"

- The Great Depression is seen as one of the most sorrowful and desolate times in the history of the United States. This time was the longest period of recession ever seen by this nation so far. It lasted from 1929 to 1939, over ten years of complete confusion and despondency within the people. Many Americans were affected greatly by this tragic time and sacrificed much of their lives so that they and their families may have the chance to live. This act of desperation can be seen throughout the movie, The Cinderella Man, where a professional boxer, Jim Braddock, becomes crippled by the depression, both economically and spiritually....   [tags: Literary Elements]

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Book Report on the Chinese Cinderella

- Chinese Cinderella Book Report Summery: Chinese Cinderella is about I girl named Adeline Yen Mah growing up in an unloving family. Adeline's mother died from an illness caused by her birth. After her mother died, her whole family blamed Adeline for her mothers death and claimed she had "bad blood." The only people who truly loved her was her grandfather, Ye Ye, her grandmother, Nai Nai, and her aunt, Baba. Everyone else would tease her, steal from her, and call her names. Since Adeline and her aunt shared the same room, they became very close....   [tags: family, school, location, place, region]

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Analysis Of Disney 's ' Cinderella '

- From Cinderella to Mickey Mouse, the Disney culture has always been a part of our lives. A brilliant man named Walt Disney in 1923 started the Disney Company. He brought magic and imagination into our world. I loved Disney and so did my parents and even my grandparents.  I would dream about being a Princess who would someday be rescued by my very own Prince Charming. Even now that I am 20, I still love the feeling that The Wonderful World of Disney gives me. I love that children today still believe that their Prince Charming is going to sweep them off of their feet one day....   [tags: Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, The Walt Disney Company]

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The Movie ' Cinderella Man '

- For this project, two films were viewed. The first one is Annie, a film made in the early 80s about a girl in an orphanage. She is then brought to live in a mansion for a week with one of the richest men in this world. He doesn’t like her at first, but he learns to love the little girl, and adopt her. The second film, Cinderella man, is about a boxer who loses his job after he breaks his hand during a match. He is then left to fend for his family. He begins to slowly rise up as a boxer and fight again, much to his wife’s distaste....   [tags: Great Depression, Wall Street Crash of 1929]

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The Movie ' Cinderella Man '

- The movie “Cinderella Man” portrays how families during the Great Depression had to live and all the hardships they faced. For example James J. Braddock and his family. While the family is having dinner one evening James and Mae’s daughter Rosemarie asked for more because she was still hungry Mae was not able to give her more because they did not have much and had to save some for her boys to also eat. Jimmy comes up with this story about how he had steak with a bunch of celebrities and that he was full so he was able to give his half of his food to his daughter....   [tags: Great Depression, Wall Street Crash of 1929]

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Cinderella's Theories

- The classic fairy tale of Cinderella easily connects with three different perspectives of social science – anthropology, sociology and psychology. Anthropology, being the study of cultures, relates to Cinderella regarding how the characters were brought up through their cultural background. The perspective of sociology – people within groups and social structures – explains how and why the different conflicts arise within the story. Psychology studies mental processes and behaviour, analysing Freudian decisions of Cinderella and what might have been her mental state in the fairy tale....   [tags: Social Science, Anthropology, Sociology]

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Cinderella Man

- Cinderella Man is a flim based on the rise of World Championship boxer James Braddock. Braddock's life was affected heavily by the great depression, and the film does well to show this. The film also does a good job of chronicling the life of the everyday man during the great depression. This essay aims to discuss the role of the stock market crash in the beginning of the great depression, the effects of the depression on the life of the everyday man, and the effects of the depression on the life of James J Braddock and his family....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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"Cinderella": The Grimm Brothers v. Disney

- The commonly used saying, “they lived happily ever after,” originates from early fairy tales. Fairy tales are stories that feature fanciful characters that convey a moral to teach children lessons and values that they will keep for the rest of their lives. The original story of “Cinderella” by the Grimm Brothers and the later Disney version Cinderella (1950) are both descriptions of a legendary fairy tale of a kind and gentle girl who overcomes the rancor of her stepmother and stepsisters and ultimately finds a happy ending....   [tags: compare, contrast]

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Anthological, Psychological, and Socialogical Analysis of Cinderella

- ... Families generally live, experience changes, and make decisions all together. The parent’s job is to provide their children with necessities for life and affection. Although they have these characteristics, families can be very different from one another. There are many roles in a family such as conventional roles in which women work at home while the man works outside the home to provide money(Roles Within a Family). Cinderella’s family consisted of conventional roles as the father was absent since he worked outside the house and the mother cared for the children....   [tags: gender, role, family, marriage, theory]

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Analysis Of Anne Sexton 's ' Cinderella '

- Fairy tales have been known to identify different aspects of life such as modern issues and concerns without having to directly point them out. In Anne Sexton’s poem, her version of “Cinderella”, modern issues and concerns are discussed through the lens of the fairytale. She touches on aspects of marriage such as wealth and possessiveness of money by discussing how most of the women in fairytales want to marry into wealthy families. Sexton also discusses how fitting into society’s complex standards is another modern issue by showing that in order for Cinderella to go out in public, she feels as if she needs to dress according to the way society dresses....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Ugly sisters, Marriage]

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Sibling Rivalry: Cinderella by Charles Perrault

- Any child growing up will be enamored by the lustrous glorified ending of a fairytale; most notably Walt Disney’s. As this child progresses into maturity a realization of how the world actually revolves occurs demeaning their once happy thought. Charles Perrault wrote his version of Cinderella to appeal towards the naïve, yet inquire those with sophisticated intellect. A mask is created by the mysticism of magic and buoyant endings. Beneath that masquerade lies wretchedness within family and how at times freedom is only possible with the help of something non-existent....   [tags: Walt Disney, Fairy Godmother]

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Cinderella's Reality Story

- Many people know her as a princess who is sitting in house where her step-mother and her two step-sisters abused her. One day, she went to the ball from the help of her fairy godmother. The prince fell in love with her of her talents. In reality, she was mostly not have survived. In reality, this is Cinderella’s story. Cinderella was an ordinary girl who lived with her step-mother and step-mother. They lived in London. She was abused at home a lot and at school too because her step-sisters always embarrasses her....   [tags: a modern twist on a classic fairy tale]

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Grimm's Cinderella Story

- The Grimm’s stories have strict criteria for good and evil. Good women are not the hero, they do not plan, nor do they get themselves out of bad situations; they are obtuse and wait until a Prince saves them. These qualities doom the female protagonists (and readers) to pursue the only destiny women have, and that is to be a wife and mother (Rowe, 1978). Cinderella is the heroine and the ideal good girl. She is unambiguously beautiful, kind, and compassionate. She does not complain or get angry....   [tags: women, good, evil]

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Charles Perrault’s Cinderella

- In "Cinderella" by Charles Perrault, the story depicts an imaginative fairytale through the hardships of a mistreated daughter and the magic of a fairy; in essence, Cinderella demonstrates that focusing on materialism is more important and more effective other than working up the path to majesty. Cinderella is a character who is often mistreated by her stepmother and god sisters. Bearing unsuitable personalities, they treat her harshly, leaving all of the chores to her. However, she admits that her tattered clothes are not worthy of a formal event, and continues to be belittled by her stepsisters....   [tags: imaginitive fairytale, hardhips, step daughter]

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Anne Sexton: Cinderella

- As many of us know, our world today is not short of sarcasm. Many times sarcasm can be funny but other times it can cause harm. But in Anne Sexton’s poem, she uses sarcasm to throw her audience back to actuality, even a midst a fairytale element. In Anne Sexton’s poem, Cinderella she uses sarcasm and a basis of the true tale to make what many would call a “mockery” of the original Grimm Tale. Sexton does not refer to the Grimm brothers in her poem, for she considers this re-telling her own creation, uniquely by using irony to her advantage....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Cinderella Like Tales '

- Research Based Analysis Cinderella-like tales has become a staple of the Disney movie lineup. That may explain the overwhelming popularity of these themes. The influences of these innocuous movies has a profound effect on people. Yet Disney admits there is very little marketing strategy behind their products. However, Feminist and author, Peggy Orenstein demonstrates that companies like Disney stereotype and market to little girls. The idea that a “Princess Culture” has corrupted the Cinderella fairytale is used by marketing to increase consumerism, regardless of its effects on girls. Conceivably, one reason for the increasing popularity of Cinderella-like tales comes from false expectati...   [tags: Milgram experiment, Stanford prison experiment]

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Analysis Of Sylvia Plath 's ' Cinderella '

- Sylvia Plath, born to a middle-class family, was a delicate person who has a tendency to be a perfectionist that most people would consider her as an archetype academically. She is well-known for her exceptional ability to express into words her dreadful memories and experiences as well as her delightful ones; she was an extraordinarily gifted writer with a natural feel of the language, simply intelligent and calculated. Behind the struggles expressed in Plath 's work is the fact that she suffered from depression, suicidal tendency which made her underwent mental therapy, and that included electro-conclusive therapy (ECT) (Cooper, 2003)....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme scheme, Stanza, Rhyme]

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A Central Idea Of Cinderella And Beauty And The Beast

- • Students will first be asked what is the central idea of Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast. Then, they will review a power point stating the definition of a central idea. The power point would also include how to cite and support ones analysis or claims. • A real world connection would be Cultural shock. Students will be able to identify what a cultural shock is. • The reader must identify multiple layers of meaning. A teenager girl discovering her identity the experience of an immigrant community....   [tags: Question, Education, Learning, Writing]

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America, the Great Depression, and The Cinderella Man

- In October 1929, the United States stock market crashed due to panic selling. This crash started a rippling effect that contributed to a world wide economic crisis called the Great Depression. This crash was such a shock because of the economic expansion of the 1920’s when the Dow Jones average reached an all time high of three hundred eighty one. The year 1928 was a time of optimism and the stock market had become a place where everyday people truly believed that they could become rich. People everywhere were talking about the market and newspapers were reporting stories of ordinary people such as chauffeurs, maids, and teachers making millions off the stock market....   [tags: Film Review, US History]

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A Fairytale Romance Like Cinderella Or Pocahontas

- Everyone dreams of a fairytale romance like Cinderella or Pocahontas in which a mere stranger falls madly in love with the main character. The movie Leap Year fulfills this yearning desire and much more. Anna, the lead character goes to Dublin to surprise her long-time boyfriend with a majestic leap year proposal. Along the way she is confronted with numerous obstacles such as extreme turbulence that reroutes her flight as well as having to travel by foot on her way to her destination at times. As if fate is trying to forewarn her, yet she is seemingly oblivious to all of these telltale signs....   [tags: Marriage, Love, English-language films]

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Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah

- Chinese Cinderella is a compelling autobiography by Adeline Yen Mah, a struggling child, yearning for acceptance and love in her dysfunctional family. In this novel of “a ‘secret story of an unwanted daughter”, Adeline presents her stepmother Niang, as a violent, impatient, biased, domineering and manipulative demon. Analysing the language used by the author, we can discover how effectively she does this. Although Niang explicitly demonstrates her blatant favouritism towards her actual birth kids, shunning the likes of her stepchildren, some of her nasty traits cannot be avoided by even the most loved of her children....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Culture]

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Summary of Cinderella

- As children most of our life lessons were acquired through the simplicity of fairy tales. Subliminal messages taught us to always believe in true love and that good wins out over evil. Young and naïve, as children, all we desired was a good story and a nap, but the lessons we learned lasted a lifetime. Growing up my beloved fairy tale was Cinderella, not only does true love win but good wins over evil and eventually the world is set right. Once upon a time in a kingdom far away, lived a beautiful girl and her frail father....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cinderella In Therapy

- Cinderella in Therapy In the movie “Cinderella,” Cinderella is a maid to an evil stepmother and two very heartless and obnoxious stepsisters. The only reason that Cinderella still puts up with their orders is an example of the Behavioral perspective. The Behavioral Perspective puts emphasis on learning by experience with rewards and punishments. She knows that if she does not do the chores, she will be punished or thrown out of the household. She does not have anywhere to go because her mother and father have passed away....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Anne Sexton’s Cinderella Story

- It starts with a fairy tale story, where all magical things happen and ends happily. The goodness is rewarded but the evil ones are punish. The closing of the story always ends with “and they live happily ever after,” and the main character becomes unhappy but eventually gains happiness at the end. The traditional Cinderella story figure is from “rags to riches.” It begins with a poor maid girl named Cinderella whose stepmother and stepsisters treated her unkindly, but because of the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella found her Prince Charming....   [tags: changes, original story]

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A Russian Cinderella

- A Russian Cinderella Larissa Palovski hurried through the closing marketplace, clutching a long black shawl around her face and long, dark hair to keep out the approaching Russian winter's bite. The vegetable traders were closing up their stalls or serving their last customers, not that there was much to sell, with the war shortages being what they now were. An old peasant woman gingerly proffered a fistful of coins to a turnip seller, and received a moulded specimen of food in exchange....   [tags: Papers]

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Cinderella Tam and Cam Vs the Alonquin Cinderella

- Cinderella is one of the most famous fairy tales among children and adults; and has been an ongoing legend for many centuries. It is a tale that has been told generation after generation and has developed slowly over the passage of time along with its characters. In fact, the story of Cinderella is so appealing that several different versions of the fairy tale have since appeared in various cultures, from the Native American version, "The Rough-Faced-Girl", to a Vietnamese version, "Tam and Cam." The different versions may be based on very distinct beliefs, but they all have one thing in common, that being that they all engage in the moral imagination that good always overcomes evil....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Cinderella - Oppression of Women by Women

- Cinderella - Oppression of Women by Women Throughout the ages women have always appeared to be victims of oppression by men. There are many cultures and religions that have separate rules for the men and the women. Traditional gender roles have cast men as the providers, while women are the nurturers and stay home to keep the house clean, cook, and care for the children and their husbands. Even the clothes men and women wear are subject to the different rules. Men are free to dress without restraint in order to get the job done, where as women are required to dress modestly - in some religions covered from head to toe, and compelled to cover their hair in others....   [tags: Comparative Literature feminism ]

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