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    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. Giambattista Basile story was called “The Cat Cinderella” and Charles Perrault named his “Cinderella” or “Little

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    as, the Greek story of the courtesan Rhodopis. This tells the story of how Rhodopis lost her sandal and it was retrieved by a king, which culminated into a quest to find and, eventually, marry Rhodopis. This is not unlike the story told by Giambattista Basile in 1634 that tells the story of a Zezolla and the importance of “the slipper test” that the king gives to women to find her. Finally, Charles Perrault wrote the most important version of Cinderella in 1697 when he published “Cendrillon”, which

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    Sleeping Beauties: An Evolution

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    the clean and innocent Disney version we know today. The three versions of Sleeping Beauty that I will compare are Sole, Luna, E Talia (Sun, Moon, And Talia) by Giambattista Basile, The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood by Charles Perrault, and Brier Rose by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Sole, Luna, E Talia (Sun, Moon, And Talia) by Giambattista Basile tells the story of the princess, Talia who was cursed into a deep sleep, and raped by a King and awaken after giving birth to twins. This version is very shocking

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    Nick Sorantino Mrs.Micale Fairy Tale Research Paper January 17th, 2014 Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty is a literary folk tale written by Italian poet Giambattista Basile. In Italy during the seventeenth century, a husband, regardless of his status in life, was expected to be the superior head of the household and show appreciation to his wife and child. A wife was expected to adhere to her husband, and the children were expected to be respectful and heed to their parents. Women were also wonted

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    environment and show children that we do not live in a perfect world. In classic fairytales, consequences do not only fall upon those who are evil, but consequences and evil also falls upon those who are good. In the story The Young Slave by Giambattista Basile, Lilla, the sister of the Baron, was playing a game with the other girls her age in the garden trying to jump over a rose without touching it. All the girls failed except

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    Perrault's Puss in Boots

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    comparing the well known Rapunzel, as told by the brothers Grimm, to a lesser known version Petrosinella, by Giambattista Basile, a reader can distinguish each as unique based on these elements. Further analysis reveals what all characters donate to create each storyline, as well as a pair of equally distinctive endings. The Grimm Rapunzel is remarkably descriptive when compared with the 1637 Basile variation. The Grimm’s introduce a man and wife that have long wished for God to grant them a child, going

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    One of the first versions of Sleeping Beauty was published by Charles Perrault in 1697. However, he based his story on a tale by Giambattista Basile in 1634, called Sun, Moon and Talia. A lord got a beautiful daughter, named Talia. He asked many astrologers and wise men to tell him her fate and after a while they concluded that she would be put in great danger by a splinter of flax. The lord ensured that no flax, hemp or anything of that kind was brought into the house to keep his daughter safe.

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    middle of paper ... ...cuxHN-7iI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=8s1BU8azM6zisATn9oD4Dg&ved=0CFoQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=phallic%20symbol%20spindle&f=false>. Grimm, Jacob, and Wilhelm Grimm. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. 1812. Pinkmonkey. Online. 6 Apr. 2014. . Basile, Giambattista. "Sun, Moon, and Talia." Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts. 1634. D.L. Ashliman, 7 June 2013. Web. 03 Apr. 2014. . Stone, Kay. "Things Walt Disney Never Told Us." Things Walt Disney Never Told Us 347th ser. 88 (1975): 42-50. American

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    Fairytale Essay

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    Women, while staying at a home used to narrate stories to their children and they mostly shared their ideas and stories in order to escape their routine life. According to Terri-Winding: “Straparola, Basile, Perrault and even the Grimm Brothers made no secret of the fact that their source material came largely or entirely from women storytellers. Yet we are left with the impression that women dropped out of the history of fairytales once they became

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    of this is the story of Grapnel. Most people are familiar with the Brothers Grimm version of Rapunzel; however, an earlier variant that comes from Italy was the forerunner to the Grimm version. The Italian version, Petrosinella, written by Giambattista Basile, is an example of how culture has an influence on literature. Although this is the case, both fairy tale versions portray jungian archetypes that are often misinterpreted by mainstream portrayals of these fairy tales. Rapunzel is an old fairytale

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