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American Folklore American Studies 01:050:263 Rutgers, The State University Study Guide: “Rapunzel” (1982) 1. In this dramatization, what craving does the pregnant Marie develop? How does the husband Claud go about obtaining the desired vegetable? 2. What omen does Claud ignore? In the next visit, the witch catches Claud, who begs for mercy. The old woman agrees to be lenient on what condition? 3. When Rapunzel reaches puberty, where does the witch confine her? What is the sole means of access? 4. Rapunzel has golden hair in most variants of the story. What might golden hair represent? 5. What was the Prince doing in the forest?
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Unformatted text preview: How did he learn to gain access to Rapunzel? What means of escape does the couple devise? 6. Rapunzel’s rapid acceptance of the marriage proposal is curious. Is she in love? Does she return the Prince’s passion? Or is she simple eager to escape her prison by any means possible? 7. How is the couple’s plan revealed to the witch? Becoming angry, what action did the witch take against Rapunzel? Against the prince? 8. Eventually, the couple is reunited and Rapunzel had given birth to a boy and a girl. How is the prince’s sight restored?...
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