Unformatted text preview: These details can be useful since they reflect certain historical truths in understanding the development and culture of different places and cultures. But how did these fairytales get passed along and changed? Was it told by an original teller and then passed on to listeners who decided to retell the story in their own way? Did the reteller have to change parts of the fairytale in order for their audience to understand or did they change the fairytale for their other reasons? If so, what? To make it more interesting? Perhaps they revised the story to suit different audiences like Walt Disney. Although the chapter provided me with a lot of answers already, there are still many questions about these fairytale transformations....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course WSII K10.0639 taught by Professor Lennox during the Spring '08 term at NYU.
- Spring '08