Essays Tagged: "Grimm"

"Rumpelstiltskin" by Paul O. Zelinsky.

his version has been retold and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky. This story was one of the original Grimm's tales and also received the Caldecott Honor medal. Zelinsky's oil paintings are filled with ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Grimm Brothers "The Master-Thief", analysis.

The Grimm Brother's Tale of ThieveryA long lost son, a deadly bet, robbery, attempted murder, and much d ... on, a deadly bet, robbery, attempted murder, and much deception all contribute to the allure of the Grimm Brother's folktale, "The Master-Thief". While the folktale appeals to the human romanticism of ... ands.The mere summary of "The Master-Thief" cannot express the moral of the story as clearly as the Grimm brothers themselves did so. The moral of "The Master-Thief" is that even the most excellent cr ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Sleeping Beauty vs. Snow White"

growing up and becoming a woman, though it is showed in different ways. In "Sleeping Beauty", or in Grimm's version "Brier Rose", the curse put on the girl by the evil fairy represent new restrictions ...

(4 pages) 82 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Grimm's Works in Today's Society

e to the graphic nature of the original works, or simply to adapt to ther current world situation. "Grimms' books have been transformed by the most diverse diverse media, including oral, radio, televi ... a few cases it may change the story completely, ruining what was once envisioned by its authors.The Grimm Brothers are the two extraordinary men that we have to thank for the many great tales of today ...

(9 pages) 161 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Explains fairytales and the symbolic elements of "Little Red Riding Hood" by Charles Perrault

lic elements of "Little Red Riding Hood" in terms of the tales by Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm.In Perrault's version, the bourgeois society is being represented. Little Red Riding Hood is r ... ry, when Christian Patriarchal Absolutism was dominant, and the tale reflects the values of the era.Grimm's version of the story also includes elements of Christian Patriarchal Absolutism, although it ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Little Red Riding Hood": A Warning Against Temptation

cence, going through a sort of sexual awakening. This can be seen for example in a passage from the Grimm's version: the wolf entices her to look around and notice the beauty, and as if for the first ...

(2 pages) 19 1 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Little Snow White: Big Dark Opression

LITTLE SNOW WHITE: BIG DARK OPRESSION. In 1812, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm recorded an oral folk story that they entitled Little Snow White. This story had been passed d ... each generation modifying it to conform to current social standards. At the time when the brothers Grimm transcribed Little Snow White, the female gender was commonly forced to play a subservient rol ... reducing them to a level far below that of man. The story Little Snow White by the brothers Grimm has long been a popular fairy tale. Although it teaches a good moral lesson that good can triu ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Little Red Riding Hood

because they were considered to be spiritually superior and more vigilant than women. The Brothers Grimm's version of "Little Red Cap"� reflects the ideologies of the time period in which it w ...

(3 pages) 16 1 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hansel and gretel man vs women

nt versions of the same tale may tell a much different story. Both Sexton's "Hansel and Gretel" and Grimm's "Hansel and Gretel" have the same basic plot. Grimm's version is for children, while Sexton' ... our child may become evil. If you are a good person then your child will learn this instead. Grimm's "Hansel and Gretel" tells a similar story but teaches much different values. This fairytale ...

(5 pages) 652 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


FAIRY TALE SHEET B Name of the fairy tale Grimms Rumpelstilskin 1. Describe the main character ---- The main character was a small little man ...

(1 pages) 1603 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


offer an educational basis. These two versions, Perrault's the French version of Cinderella and the Grimm brother's version, which is called Ashputle, both offer a great deal of examples and controver ... over all. Perrault's Cinderella contains a happy ending, non-violence, and good educated words. The Grimm brother's version contains moderate violence that could be considered by some not appropriate ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


I choose Cinderella as my critical essay subject. In this essay I'll be talking about The Brothers Grimm's story Cinderella. This is a very rich and thought provoking work. I will talk about the stru ... explaining how she got her name. The authors' were very good at describing the settings. The Grimms used third person to narrate the story, which made it seem like a movie in my head the way I ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Little Red Riding Hood: A Comparative Analysis of Two Cross-Cultural Retellings

es of femininity that the two cultures contrasted. Two versions that contrast very well are Brother Grimm’s “Little Red Cap” and Tanith Lee’s “Wolfland”. They offer diffe ... cence of the earlier 19th century, the other representing the dominance of the late 20th century.In Grimm’s traditional version, the femininity of Little Red Cap and her grandmother is a rather f ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparative Analysis of Transformation Motifs in Fairy Tales

py but character, virtue, and kindness are significant, which all qualities, the Beast possess. The Grimm's' version, "Frog King, or Iron Heinrich" is similar to "Beauty and the Beast." The princess m ... ows that the princess beheaded her suitor since she threw the frog against the wall. Therefore, the Grimm's' version shows that, even though the princess was ungrateful and cruel to the frog, in the e ...

(11 pages) 28 1 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Happily Ever After

sisters were too young for with just my mom. When I recently read "Ashputtle" by Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, I immediately remembered watching that movie. Although it has all of the basic, universal the ... mediately remembered watching that movie. Although it has all of the basic, universal themes of the Grimms' version of the timeless story of Cinderella, it contains many important differences that ser ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Me and my Eel

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama