Unformatted text preview: a revisionist is an insult. Although, she simply took the Grimm tales and added an extra kick by exaggerating the underlying meaning more, it is her idea, and she would like that to be acknowledged. Some of the latent content of the Grimm fairy tales are a lot of the ideas we discussed in class. Throughout the Grimm Fairy Tales there are many sexual innuendoes, one must read between the lines to see the true meaning. For example, in the story Rapunzell , every time the prince comes to visit her, they are having sex. Also, during Little Red Riding Hood the wolf represents a man who is trying to rape the young girl. My expectations for Carter’s stories are that they will be truer versions of the Grimm tales. Her versions will probably be more extreme and detailed. Carter’s fairy tails might further express the underlying meanings and sexual innuendoes. In general I expect her stories to be more interesting....
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- Fall '08
- Grimm fairy tales, Little Red Riding Hood