Questionsweek100 - German250 Week10 ,,The MaidenWithoutHands,Rapunzel,HansMyHedgehog TheStepmother; :Perrault' Wood(1697)

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German 250 Week 10 Questions About the Grimms’ “All Fur,” “The White Bride and the Black Bride,” “The Maiden  Without Hands,” “Rapunzel,” “Hans My Hedgehog,”  “The Stepmother;” Basile’s “The Maiden Without Hands;”  And About Three Versions of “Sleeping Beauty”:  Perrault's “The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood”  (1697), Grimms' “Sleeping Beauty” (1810) and “Brier Rose” (1857); and Cashdan, “The Witch  Within: The Sleeping Beauties”  1.  The Grimms revised “The Maiden Without Hands” considerably—as you will see from  reading Giambattista Basile’s version in the Reader, the tale originally included an incest motif.  What other comparisons can you make between these two versions?  Does sex persist in the  Grimms’ version in any form?  If so, why—why does sex matter? 2.  We have already read Bettelheim’s argument that children learn from fairy tales through a 
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2009 for the course GER 250 taught by Professor Jenkins during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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Questionsweek100 - German250 Week10 ,,The MaidenWithoutHands,Rapunzel,HansMyHedgehog TheStepmother; :Perrault' Wood(1697)

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