grim Variations From Fairy Talesto Modem Anti-Fairy Tales analysis

Grim Variations From Fairy Talesto Modem Anti-Fairy Tales analysis

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Grim Variations From Fairy Tales to Modem Anti-Fairy Tales Analysis The article of “Grim Variations From Fairy Tales to Modem Anti-Fairy Tales” by Wolf- gang Mieder is very informative on the topic of Grimm to modern anti-fairytales. This is because they analyze the ideas of how Grimm and modern tales are very similar. But the author also back it up by analyzing three popular tales, in which he made it very insightful. The logic was stated and clear, with full support. Wolfgang Mieder’s main argument of “Grim Variations From Fairy Tales to Modem Anti- Fairy Tales” states is what does the work of Grimm’s fairytales mean to people in modern tech- nological societies? From this he explains how the Brothers Grimm’s works help to serve a rele- vant purpose amongst society not just for children but also adults. In continuation how Grimm’s stories adapted to traditional fairytales making them appropriate for their intended audience which was children. They also removed the connections of the peasant way of life. He states how traditionally fairytales served as “elements of hope for social justice fairness and humanity” (Mieder 91). This helped these tales to survive into the modern times as it created a 1happy end-
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