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1Little Red Riding Hood Little Red Riding Hood Jennifer Ceniceros ENG125 Amy Hartmann January 2, 2012
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2Little Red Riding Hood Little Red Riding Hood The definition of a fairy tale is: “a story (as for children) involving fantastic forces and beings (as fairies, wizards, and goblins)” (Merriam-Webster). The story of Little Red Riding Hood fits perfectly into this definition. There fantastic forces and beings such as a talking wolf. However what might be more fantastic then the characters in the story, is the fact that it is still is told to children these many years later and all the revisions that are out there. In 1697 Charles Perrault first published Little Red Riding Hood as part of a storybook containing eight folk tales from the past. In 1812, the Grimm Brothers delivered the second classic version of Little Red Riding Hood, based on Perrault's narrative. Little Red Riding Hood was made into a short cartoon film by not other than Walt Disney in 1922. Since then it has had songs and movies made from it (Barancik). “The theme in a story is a representation of the idea behind the story” (Clugston). The idea behind Little Red Riding Hood is to be a wear of your surroundings, or is it? This of course
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