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Q/A – 10/10 – Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister Q: Were you surprised to see how this story so far has connected with the original Cinderella? Where do you think it will end up? A: I didn’t know what to expect when picking up this book. I am not surprised about how it has come to where it is but it’s nothing that I expected either. As the story progressed, it seemed apparent that Clara was destined to become the character of Cinderella after learning about Iris and Ruth. Margarethe seemed to fit the mold of the mean stepmother after learning how she treated her own daughters. Upon noting the upcoming marriage for Margarethe, it became undeniably clear that Clara was the story’s Cinderella. The upcoming ball leaves me very puzzled. Will it somehow involve a glass slipper? The unique trait of this story is that it does have many similarities with the Cinderella most
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Unformatted text preview: readers know about but still has so many vast differences that evolve the story into its own. Will she still marry Philippe de Marsillac? Aspects of the story tell the reader that it will happen in correlation with the older form of Cinderella but since Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister has its own contrasts, how can the reader be so sure? It can be safe to say that Clara will most likely be present at the ball despite the frustration of Margarethe wanting to keep her from attending. My prediction is that Clara will go to the ball and enjoy herself but we will learn a horrifying secret about Philippe. This fairytale is waiting to turn into a nightmare and I believe that something undisclosed to the reader will be exposed about Philippe but I can’t put my finger quite on what that might be. I’ll just have to wait and see if my prediction is accurate....
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