Examples Of Mistreatment In Charles Perrault's Cinderella

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Mistreatment in “Cinderella” Charles Perrault’s fairy tale “Cinderella” consists of a beautiful young girl that is mistreated by her stepmother and two stepsisters as a form of jealousy. While beauty is a treasure, graciousness is priceless. Ultimately Cinderella represents the persona of the average fairy tale, she manages to overcome her obstacles and find love with her “Prince Charming.” Cinderella is faced with the hardship of being mistreated by her family throughout the story, this however does not break her pride. Through the characters in “Cinderella,” Charles Perrault presents the theme that one can overcome mistreatment.
One way Cinderella is mistreated is by her stepmother. Throughout the story there are several different signs of Cinderella’s stepmother mistreating her. For example, (paragraph 2 sentence two) Cinderella states “She could not bear the good qualities of this pretty girl, and the less because they made her own daughters appear the more odious.” This sentence is a great example of the jealousy her stepmother possesses. In my personal opinion, Cinderella remained humble in her situation and made
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For example (page one) “No sooner were the ceremonies of the wedding over but the stepmother began to show herself in her true colors” After her father passed away, it allowed her stepmother to be in control of the family. In my opinion if Cinderella’s father did not pass away there would’ve been little to no disrespect towards Cinderella, Her father wanted the best for her. Another example of how her situation is forced to mistreat her (page 1) “poor girl bore it all patiently, and dared not tell her father, who would have scolded her; for his wife governed him entirely. while the way this paragraph is not considered “traditional” I personally believe the situation she was faced to live with after her father passed away is considered her being mistreated by
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