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  • Snow White Tale
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    FAIRY TALES & GENDER ROLES Some things about fairy tales we know to be true. They begin with 'once upon a time. ' They end with 'happily ever after. ' And somewhere in between the prince rescues the damsel in distress. Of course, this is not actually the case. Many fairytales omit these essential words. But few fairytales in the Western tradition indeed fail to have a beautiful, passive maiden rescued by a vibrant man, usually her superior in either social rank or in moral standing. Indeed, it i...
  • Throughout The Story Of Snow White
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    An Analytical Interpretation of "Snow-White" Throughout the story of Snow-White, Competition is played out in numerous ways. As the famous saying goes-only the strongest survive and to the victor go the spoils. There were a few power struggles going on even under the primary plot. This is one way to describe some of the seemingly bizarre or extreme motivations that push the story to a grisly, but happy ending. The first queen apparently dies in childbirth (but do we really know this for sure?) a...
  • Thick Snow
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    Three and a half thousand metres in altitude, North of Italy, and just on the borderline tower the great, frosted-topped Alps. As two mountainsides melt into a valley, a small, snowy town meets. Clouds glide above and below, like mystical white pillows, that softens and creates a warm glow of the suns powerful and reflective glare. The warm glow beats gently onto the crusty-surfaced snow that covers the mountains in a soft, white thick duvet. Nature lies snuggled underneath the snow, hibernating...
  • Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
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    All of the fairy tales that I have read have all had a deep meaning or lesson to tell the reader. These stories do not all clearly show the reader these messages. As I have found, in most cases I must examine the text and re-read the stories to try to find out any hidden themes or moral lessons. Fairy tales make good learning tools for children and adults as well. Through examining the Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales book, I can see that the lessons that are told can be interpreted in many differen...
  • House And Snow White
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    When most children are young, they learn the story of Snow White and the seven dwarfs. Little girls are intrigued by her beauty and innocence and of how her prince charming comes to rescue her and take her off to live happily ever after. The Brothers Grimm version of Snow White is more gruesome and bold than the Disney version. It begins with Snow White's mother pricking her finger on a needle and dropping blood on the snow. She wished for a child as "white as snow, as red as blood, and as black...
  • Snow White And Mulan
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    Compare and Contrast the representation of female characters in Snow White and Mulan. To what extent can Disney be said to have moved with the times? Disney is an international film company that dominates full-length feature animations. Two feature long cartoons, Snow White (1937) and Mulan (1999), are good examples where a female character takes the central role, Snow White being from the first half of the 20th century and Mulan from modern times. Between the times when these films were made, o...
  • Places Sargeant
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    In the first sentence of Langston Hughes, ^aEURoeOn the Road, ^aEUR we are told, ^aEURoeHe was not interested in the snow. ^aEUR It is only logical and even natural that when people are more concerned with issues of survival, external conditions become trivial and even insignificant. The statement ^aEURoeSargeant never even saw the snow, ^aEUR indicates a preoccupation with issues of survival, more reflective of life. The use of the term ^aEURoefreight^aEUR suggests movement in speed, traveling ...

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