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Adult fairy tales for today

Fairy tales inspire many adult writers as well which you saw in the module on “Little Red Riding Hood.”

Please read “Snow, Glass, Apples” by Neil Gaiman (Gaiman writes for every age group.) Note: This variation of Snow White is dark, disturbing, and sexual.

Snow, Glass, Apples

Next, take a look at “Seasons of Glass and Iron” by Amal El-Mohtar (optional)

One thought on “Adult fairy tales for today

  1. Just as what Jack Zipes stated in the reading materials. Stories about “Frog King” have various versions while these stories aim to change our innate mating behavior that has been modified by particular cultural transformations. The author shows us the various versions of the fairy tales in the reading materials and introduces to us the background of these versions and the stories hidden behind the version which really amplify our knowledge of this seemingly simple story. Through reading, I find that the story goes through numerous re-writing and it becomes more and more long in each re-writing. Every author of this stories add their thoughts and understanding to it

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