Unformatted text preview: nature….” This unneeded criticism and Andersen’s mentioning of “no open eyes” is similar to the story in the Snow Queen, where Kai, with glass shards made by the devil rests in his eye, becomes evil and criticizes and ridicules those around him. Is this what he was alluding to? (165-166) Andersen used old stories, from his childhood, as new fairy tales. What is the difference between the stories, and why did he reuse them? (203-204) Andersen’s stories are meant for both children and adults, where he states “is a difficult task for those who will write children’s stories (205). Is the meaning of the stories generally the same for both audiences, or are they different?...
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- Spring '11
- Hans Christian Andersen, Andersen mentions