Essays Tagged: "Fairy godmother"

Social context of fairy tales, using "Little Red Riding Hood" and the film "Ever After" as examples.

SOCIAL CONTEXT OF FAIRY TALES- Fairy tales arise from specific social and cultural conditions and are thus shaped by t ... attitudes of that specific time.- Hence, the ideas that are still socially acceptable remain in the fairy tale throughout the ages, and others are altered over time.- In other words, the changing natu ... e inferiority and weakness is minimised.HOW THE FILM "EVER AFTER" RELATES TO "CINDERELLA" & THE FAIRY TALE GENRE.Similarities- Young woman loses father.- Is forced to work as a servant for mean st ...

(2 pages) 71 2 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shrek 2 Review

by John Cleese) plans for his daughter's future. Seems the King made an alliance with the powerful Fairy Godmother (voiced by Jennifer Saunders), so that Fiona would marry her son, Prince Charming. T ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jun/2004

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


Hi, we're from triple F. Fantastic Fairytale Factory! We are here today to talk to you about a fantastic fairytale, Cinderella! Represe ... airytale, 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 ... ll, 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 s ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.9 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Disney Stories

ke a lovely dress for Cinderelli"¦.".Another character that has a symbolic view is the fairy godmother. She is viewed as a soft-spoken beautiful woman that holds power, but in a good way. ... he godmother is temporarily rescues Cinderella from the power of the stepmother that she knows. The fairy godmother holds power and only uses it in a good way. She prepares Cinderella for the ball. Sh ...

(9 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Comparative Analysis of "Cinderella" and "Ashputtle"

magic and music. This French version appears to have been written for royalty. The King's Ball, the fairy godmother, all of the actors and actions come together to create a peaceful and harmonious con ... pated audience is captivated by magic. Whereas, in the French version, magic comes in the form of a fairy godmother who grants a wish. This is more appropriate and understandable for an audience of ro ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Archetype "Cinderella" and "Rough-Faced Girl" Comparison

lage. The Disney version everyone is consumed with wearing the extravagant dresses and jewelry. The fairy godmother did her magic and changed her tattered clothes into an elegant dress. Oochigeaskw is ... ates nature through the beautiful qualities. Oochigeaskw did not need any kind of magic such as the fairy godmother to ask the Invisible Being to wed her. In this particular tale, the assessment of kn ...

(5 pages) 2557 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


Cinderella Fairytales have been told for generations to children of all ages for many reasons; values, dreams, ... l ages for many reasons; values, dreams, enjoyment and hope. Cinderella is one of the most favorite fairytales told and studied due to over 700 variations of the story. The most widely known tale of C ... s history brings criticism to this tale when she correlates "Pretty Woman," a film from 1990 to the fairytale Cinderella. Kelly claims the movie is demeaning to women and the feminist movement that ha ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Childhood Experiences and Personalities

I always thought she looked like the fairy godmother in Snow White. Despite her advancing age, my paternal grandmother still has a kind s ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


later the queen had a party to celebrate Kristeen's birthday. The king wanted Kristeen to have five fairy godmothers. So the day of the party Kristeen got a lot of presents. When everyone was eating v ... So the day of the party Kristeen got a lot of presents. When everyone was eating vanilla cake, the fairy godmothers gave one wish each to Kristeen. When the 5th godmother was about to give Kristeen h ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Art Essays

Cinderella's Heroic Journey

a JarrettEnglish 3237 September 2014Cinderella's Heroic JourneyThe story of Cinderella is a magical fairytale that children of all ages and backgrounds are familiar with. It's an appealing tale becaus ... ushed dream. It's here though that we meet another mentor, or again, supernatural aid, Cinderella's fairy Godmother, who "appears and provides her with everything she needs to attend the ball" (The He ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology