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German 250 Week 12 Questions About Perrault's "Cinderilla"; the Grimms' “Cinderella”; Cashdan pp. 85-86  and 92-105 ("Envy:  If The Slipper Fits…"); Lieberman, "'Some Day My Prince Will  Come':  Female Acculturation Through the Fairy Tale" (Perrault, Cashdan, Liebermann  on E-reserves) 1.  Sheldon Cashdan and Marcia Lieberman argue that the Grimms’ versions of  “Cinderella” and “Snow White” pit  women against one another—the young heroines  must defeat their evil stepmothers and must defeat other women as well.  Do you think  that this form of “fairy-tale catfighting” is potentially damaging to little girls?  Why or  why not? 2.  The film “Ever After” is considered a feminist retelling of “Cinderella;” we have read  other feminist updates of Grimms’ fairy tales as well ("Snow White" by the Merseyside  Fairy Story Collective, "The Bloody Chamber" by Angela Carter).  Why do you think 
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