Sleeping Beauty And Snow White Religion

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Religion in the Middle Age played a role in different aspect of people’s lives especially in writing. Although the tales of Snow White and Sleeping Beauty were once oral stories, they were written down to hold the tradition in each culture. Walt Disney took these tales one step further by producing these films, Snow White and the Seven (1937) and Sleeping Beauty (1959). The tales of Snow White include The Young Slave by Giambattista Basile, Snow White by the Brothers Grimm, Lasair Gheug, the King of Ireland’s Daughter and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Anne Sexton. The cultures of these tales are Italian, German, Scottish and American respectively. The tales of Sleeping Beauty include Little Brier-Rose by the Brothers Grimm, and The Sleeping…show more content…
These colors can signify the water and blood of Christ as seen in the Book of John where it says, “but one solider thrust his lance into his side, and immediately blood and water flowed out” (Jn 19:34). Another example in which these colors can reference religion is when the Lord appeared to St. Faustina in a vision wearing a white garment and over his heart rays of light appear in the colors of red and pale blue. This vision, the Image of Divine Mercy, is a form of devotion to the Lord for mercy to Catholics. The pale blue color also signifies St. Mary, the Blessed Virgin; St. Mary is seen wearing pale blue garments in most portraits as a representation of protector and Mother of Earth as well as symbolizing innocence, tranquility and…show more content…
The Evil Queen tries to kill Snow White three different ways after the Huntsman fails to kill Snow White. In the attempts to kill Snow White, the Evil Queen ties a lace so tightly around her waist that she suffocated, she makes a poisoned comb that attaches to Snow White’s hair, and finally the Evil Queen makes the poisoned apple. The poisoned apple signifies “Eve’s apple subversively” (Tater 294) in the book of Genesis. In the Brothers Grimm version of Snow White, the dwarfs “placed her on a bier, and all seven of them sat down on it and mourned her. They wept for three days” (Tatar

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