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    Research Essay Influences of the Brothers Grimm Who Were the Grimm Brothers and how did they collect their stories? The Grimm Brothers are popular writers of the 18th Centaury. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm brought

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    Grimm Brothers

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    The Grimm Brothers’ Fairy Tales by Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are a collection of German children’s stories. They were first published in 1812 and are known for their gory endings. Many fairy tales have derived from these German tales. Today these stories are magical and have happy endings, unlike the original fairy tales. The Grimm Brothers’ Fairy Tales were changed to be happier than the original stories as society changed. Literature of Germany in the 1800’s is very different from the literature

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    The Brothers Grimm

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    one way or another altering the tale to reflect a piece of their life in the work . The Brothers Grimm wrote hundreds of fairy tales in their life time and in these works they used their childhood experiences as reference. Because of the hardships they faced growing up their tales take on a more gruesome approach to fairy tales. Because their mother was their only caregiver growing up, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm reflect their fondness towards her through the strong willed, independent female characters

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    lots of controversy about the Grimm Brothers and if their book, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, is too grim for children to read. Long before the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm, even thought about writing their book, they were inseparable. Even though the brothers were inseparable, they were complete opposites. Where Jacob was serious, introverted, and active; Wilhelm was outgoing and talkative. They came from a large family with five brothers and a sister. Once their father

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    on a conscious level the lessons they’ve taught us. However, their impact remains on our subconscious views of the world. Because of this, fairly tales often address issues far more serious than one would think to teach to a young reader. The Brothers’ Grimm tale “Ashputtle”, the basis of our modern-day Cinderella archetype, takes advantage of this to address the issue of the continued oppression of women. Modern-day feminists state that there are many repressed attitudes and fears which keep women

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    The Grimm Brothers

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    The Grimm Brothers Any good fairy tale may captivate a child’s (or adult’s) mind, but few could argue that, to be truly enchanting, a tale needs great illustrations. Two of the most influential fairy tale tellers in history were the German Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm. Both very intelligent scholars, they knew how to spin a tale in the most effective way possible. However, they had plenty of work just dealing with the tales’ text, so in the area of illustration, they let their younger brother

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    Stories of the Brothers Grimm

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    stories were introduced to us under the guise of fairytales, which, for many of us are synonymous with the name Grimm, although several of our favorite fairytales are by other authors. Even if you don’t know the name Grimm, you know at least one story by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Rapunzel, and the list continues. The Grimm Brothers collected and wrote stories scattered throughout the rural countryside, recording them based on a general structure

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    The Grimm Brothers: Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

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    Introduction: I chose to research fairytales, specifically fairytales by the Grimm brothers. Fairytales are short stories that tend to consist of fantasy people, places, and objects. Many of these consist of fairies or magical creatures. Most fairy tales start off with “Once upon a time”, or “In a faraway land”. Many times in fairytales objects are enchanted and can talk or move. The most common characters in a fairy tale are prince and princess. A lot of fairy tales are retold throughout generations

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    The Brothers Grimm

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    Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm and Wilhelm Carl Grimm were born in 1785 and 1786 in Hanau, Germany to Philipp Wilhelm and Dorothea Grimm. Just like their father, who was a layer and court official, the brothers studied law. Later on in life ”they were influenced by the folk poetry collection of Clemens Brentano and Achim von Arnim, Des Knaben Wunderhorn, and began to collect folk tales” (Ashliman, D. L, 2010). Jacob and Wilhelm took on positions at the University of Kassel as librarians to support their

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    Brothers Grimm Fairytales

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    fairytales were, I loved certain ones and there were ones that I wouldn’t watch. I loved “Beauty and the Beast” and “Cinderella”. As a child, fairytales gave me hope for a happy ever after. I would often go looking for prince charming or see if my brothers turned into talking mice. When I was younger I lived next to a forest. My friends and I would hop over the gate and play “Snow White”. We would switch up the parts every day and when it got dark we played “Little Red Riding Hood”. Until one day an

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