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Unformatted text preview: nature. This unneeded criticism and Andersens 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) Andersens stories are meant for both children and adults, where he states is a difficult task for those who will write childrens stories (205). Is the meaning of the stories generally the same for both audiences, or are they different?...
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- Spring '11