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Hi, we're from triple F. Fantastic Fairytale Factory! We are here today to talk to you about a fantastic fairytale, Cinderella! Representations, values, characters and marginalizing all make up a fantastic fairytale.

This is the story of Cinderella, an underpaid and overworked young woman.

"Once upon a time there was a girl who was a slave for her stepmother and sisters. They all received an invitation to the Prince's ball, although Cinderella was forbidden to go. She cried in the cinders on the night of the ball. Her fairy godmother appeared and told her that she would go to the ball. She gave her a gown and glass slippers and sent her to the ball. However, Cinderella had to leave by midnight. At the ball the Prince fell in love with her. In her rush to leave at midnight, she lost one of her glass slippers. The next day the Prince searched for the lady who fit the shoe, so he could marry his one true love.

When he came to Cinderella's house, the stepsisters tried to put the shoes on but their feet were just too big! They were jealous when Cinderella slipped her foot in with ease. The Prince married Cinderella and they lived happily ever after"This is a well known fairytale and I am sure that most of you have been read this by your mother or father when you were young, in hope that it would teach you to be a good person. The moral of the story is you are rewarded for your actions. If your behavior is positive you will be rewarded differently to if you are mean or nasty. Cinderella was rewarded for her good behavior by the fairy godmother, who allowed her to go to the ball even when she thought...