When the prince arrives at Cinderellas’ house the step sisters both try to convince the Prince the shoes belongs to each of them; one sister cuts off her toes to make her foot fit and the other cuts off her heel to fit into the gold slipper. The prince believes both sisters at first until the help of the Cinderellas’ birds, the prince realizes what they have done and the shoe does not belong to them. The birds sing “Back again! Back again! For she is not the true one that sits by thy side”.
Seeing her sad her friends the mice and the birds lend a hand in making her a beautiful dress. When the evil stepsisters see the dress they tear apart on the evening of the gala. After the stepsister and stepmother leave for the gala Cinderella starts to weep about her missed chance to meet the prince. Then suddenly a fairy godmother appears and talks to Cinderella, and finds out her whole story and decides to help her. She uses her magic to get Cinderella a new beautiful gown, glass slippers, and transportation to the ball.
Jades character gets interpelated into society in a number of ways. The first time it happens is in the beginning when she runs into her dad at the mall and awkwardly must tell him that she got her period which leads to him buying a million different feminine hygiene products and leaving Jade embarrassed. When Jade tells the story to her friend Cori she responds “You…you had to go to the drugstore with your Dad?” More laughing. “That’s… the funniest thing…ever.”(page 70) It’s meant to be a joke because girls aren’t supposed to get their dads to buy feminine products they are supposed to ask their moms, guys in general in our society aren’t the ones who are “supposed” to be buying tampons. For example in the short story The Heroic Quest of Douglas Mcgawain, Douglas and his friend Rick are going out to get for soda for their girlfriends when Douglas’es girlfriend Tracy asks him to buy her tampons.
The traditional musical is supposed to be uplifting and have happy endings as the traditional musicals explored themes of the American dream. In the end of Sweeney Todd, Sweeney finally gets his revenge on judge Turpin however he finds out that he kills his wife Lucy in the process and as he holds her dead body his throat gets slit. In Buffy the Vampire Slayer after Buffy defeated the main antagonists a demon named Sweet this however, is not seen as a real victory by Buffy and her friends, because whilst they were singing and dancing they gave away all of their secrets causing conflict within the group. These are both unhappy endings unlike the traditional ending from the golden era of musicals. Another similarity these two musicals have is that the both have is counterpoint duet.
Similar But Different A teenage girl named goes to live with her father in Folks, a dark, rainy town. Under the gloomy weather of Folks, the girl, Bella, finds out secrets that change her her understanding of the world. The town also begins to change upon her arrival; love and lust bloom, fights break out, ancient secrets are revealed and the people she loves are woven into danger’s deadly threads. In Homer’s The Odyssey, Helen, the most beautiful mortal woman, is entrapped by Aphrodite, who offers her to Paris in exchange for a golden apple. Paris accepts and steals Helen away, beginning the Trojan war.
A Streetcar Named Desire was produced and directed in 1951 by Elia Kazan. Based on the play written by Tennessee Williams, the film follows Blanche DuBois as she leaves her beloved hometown, Belle Reeve, and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski and husband, Stanley. Blanches flirtatious but traumatized personality causes problems for Stella and Stanley whose relationship is based off of sexual desires. Blanche is going through a battle in which she finds herself guilty for her late husbands suicide and this distress eventually leads to a huge conflict in the Kowalski household. Vivien Leigh played the dramatic Blanch DuBois and received an Oscar for the best female in a leading role.
She realizes she has a way out and starts to blame the witchcraft. She uses the situation to improve her reputation in the town. While Mrs. Putnam is the witch in the shadows pointing fingers at everyone. She first wanted Tituba to help Ruth, who is her only child that survived, yet later on she ends up blaming Tituba for all of her babies dying. Mrs. Putnam is squealing to Reverend Parris that her babies died because Tituba allowed witchcraft in the
Chapter 2- Plot Analysis of "The Other Side of Midnight Noelle is a pretty girl born to a poor family. Because of her beauty, her father continuously calls her a princess. One day, her father arranges her to become the mistress of Auguste Lanchon, a rich boutique owner. Noelle is forced to sleep with Lanchon. During the intercourse, she realizes that she can control men.
Selected fairy-tale: Rapunzel A/ Archetype Analysis: The story of Rapunzel explores the archetype of ‘overcoming the monster.’ After a man is caught stealing a ‘Rapunzel plant’ from a witch named Dame Gothel’s garden to save his pregnant wife’s life though in exchange for his first-born. Rapunzel is taken from her parents after birth by Dame Gothel whom believes she is the most beautiful in the land and locks her in a tower on her 12th birthday. When a prince hears Rapunzel’s singing voice he comes to her and the two characters eventually fall in love. A notion of ‘over coming the monster’ becomes apparent as Rapunzel and the prince must escape and break through the witches’ wicked actions, in order to restore the prince’ sight and pursue
For example, in the 17th century version of Sleeping Beauty titled ‘Talia, the Sun and the Moon’, written by Italian author Giambattista Basile, an unconscious Talia is abandoned in a forest after pricking her finger on a deadly chip of flax. However, instead of stealing a kiss from a handsome prince and marrying him, like in the fairy tales we have come to know, she was raped by a King, and was impregnated. She later woke up when her sons, named Sun and Moon, suckled on her finger and loosened the splinter. Talia then marries the King and lives happily ever after with him and her children. As observed, Talia’s story is more barbarous than the stories children read
Unlike the Disney Movie "Beauty and the Beast" , It starts with the curse casted by a witch upon the prince, the Film La Belle Et La Bete starts off with a woman reading the book entitled "La Belle Et La Bete". How the beast came to be also differs. In La Belle Et La Bete, a curse was cast upon a God, as a form of vengance when his Daughter was accidentally killed when she was in the form of a Doe. Belle 's character and background changed a bit too. In the Disney Movie, Belle was a book-nerd, whom people thought of as crazy for loving books, and also seems to be an only daughter.
Tea Cake steals some money from Janie and spends it on gambling. He then beats Janie to assert his dominance and then spends time with a girl named Nunkie. A woman named Mrs. Turner tests Janie’s marriage with the offer to marry her light-skinned brother. Janie does not fall for it, knowing her relationship with Tea Cake is special and based upon mutual respect. Despite the bad parts of their relationship, Janie and Tea Cake still have a lot of fun in the muck, inviting people to their house for many parties.