Compare and Contrast Essay Once upon a time there was a story about a girl named Cinderella. There have been many versions of this story written. There is a version for almost every culture, but they all lead back to the original version told by the Brother’s Grimm. Although the story has changed through time, the main plot stays the same. Cinderella is a young girl who is forced into being a servant for her family.
In every Cinderella story they had similarities. For example, all these Cinderella characters were treated very poorly. In aschenputtle she was treated poorly just because she was pretty. Another similarity is that all of them have some form of magic. In Yeh-Shen there were magical fish bones in aschenputtle theirs a magical tree, and in the Algonquin story there was a magical prince who could make himself invisible.
“...for with each dawn she found new hope and someday her dreams of happiness would come true.” This quote is from Cinderella, the 1950 Disney movie, which explains how Cinderella hoped that her wishes would come true someday. Wishes is one of the commonly seen motif, an object or idea that repeats itself throughout literary work, in the Cinderella stories. There are more types of motifs, like magical figures, which always helps Cinderella, the prince, who always marries Cinderella, and the glass slipper, which helps the prince to find Cinderella. Although stories like Ever After, “Aschenputtel,” and “Egyptian Cinderella” are from different cultural backgrounds, these stories still share many similar motifs. The movie, Ever After, and the 1950 Disney movie, Cinderella, tell a similar story; however, each version portrays different interpretations.
There are three archetype in the story of Cinderella. The most obvious one is Cinderella, a girl who is treated wrongly by her stepmother, the second archetype is her wicked stepmother, the “obstacle” of Cinderella and the third is the prince, which is the hero of the story. The structure of Cinderella make the story archetypal, the characters and plot are similar to those in literature culture. A hopeless character (Cinderella) who has to face obstacle that is making the life of the main character difficult (Stepmother) but is eventually saved by someone/thing (Prince). Two other stories that follow the archetypal pattern is Romeo and Juliet, and Jane Eyres.
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Magic was the key to Cinderella’s story, much as it was the key to Carrie’s. Though there are still major differences in the two stories, Carrie and Cinderella, the premise was the similar and there was plenty of connections that could be found throughout the novel, Carrie, and the movie, Cinderella. They shared a mother figure who was abusive, peers who unabatingly bullied them, a “Prince Charming”, and just a touch of magic. Though Carrie herself did not exactly get a “happily ever after” herself, she still succeeded in enacting revenge and taking away everyone else’s “happily ever after”, and in Carrie’s mind, perhaps that was
She then goes to the ball to meet the prince. However, she has to leave the ball at midnight as the magic wears off and she turns back into her former self. She leaves behind a glass slipper that the prince uses to find her and they both live happily ever after. The main focus of this comparison essay is to analyze the similarities and differences of two movie versions of Cinderella: Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella and A Cinderella Story.There are a number of similarities in both versions of the movie. Both movies illustrate the mistreatment of step children, the importance of young girls having a father figure in their lives, and the hope of finding true love and living happily ever after.
Almost every country has a different version of the Cinderella story. Just as each country has its own cultural values, each produces its own unique version of the Cinderella story. Cultural values are the core principles and ideals upon which the entire community exists. It may vary based on the author 's belief, community, religion, social institutions, region, and the time period. Cultural values are often represented in popular stories, such as Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister and Aschenputtel.
The fairy tale Cinderella was based on a fairy tale from the old days called Ashputtle. There were some difference and similarities between this two fairy tale. Difference would be is that in Ashputtle the father didn’t die and in Cinderella the father died. I believe that the writer for Cinderella believe that most of the audience would be kids and he didn’t want the kids to think that their father didn’t care for them. So the author said the Cinderella’s father died.
How would the truth of each character’s candor-self illustrate differently? The classic Cinderella tale traditionally utilizes Cinderella’s pain to instill hope and benevolence in her character, but that anguish could instead fabricate a monster. Each Cinderella tale has a slightly different outlook on the fate of Cinderella. Some of the most notable tales include; The Grimm Brothers original fable of “Cinderella”, The Little Golden Book version of Cinderella and the 2015 Disney movie adaptation, Cinderella.