Snow White Discussion - Hannan Merritt 8/27/07 Snow White...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Hannan Merritt 8/27/07 Snow White The Grimm version of Snow White uses the symbolism of numbers throughout the story. For example, when the queen pricks her finger on the first page three drops of blood fall to the snow. Later in the story on page five the seven dwarves cry for three days when they believe Snow White is dead. Also on pages 2-4 the Queen attempts to kill Snow White in three different ways. Next there are seven dwarves, and the Queen asks the mirror seven times who is the fairest of them all. I went for numerology on Google and found a site called http://spiritlink.com/numbmean.html where the number 3 means superficiality and the number seven means wisdom. I also know that some belief systems rely heavily on Numerology like Rastafarianism where one of their prophets Marcus Garvey predicted that there would be chaos on July 7 th, 1997 or 7/7/77. On page 1 of the Grimm version of Snow White the Queen asks for the lungs and liver of Snow White to prove that she has been killed. Yet in the much kinder Disney version of Snow White the Stepmother/Queen asks for the more symbolic
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

Snow White Discussion - Hannan Merritt 8/27/07 Snow White...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online