Snow White Vs Grimm Brothers Essay

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The fairy tale of Snow White and the Seven Drawfs was the first Grimm Brothers’ fary tale that submerged into the scene on VHS for families to watch. Although, this version was not the original Grimm Brothers’s. But it was revisioned by a man named Walt Disney. Throughout the years many studios and film companies have created different twists and outlooks on the original piece of work to amuse the youth today. The fairy tale story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs has many different authors and variations that are told to young children growing up. Such as, the Grimm Brothers, they are infamous for their depiction of fairy tales. The fairy tales were dark and not very welcoming to young children. “The cook had to salt this, and the wicked Queen ate it, and thought she had eaten the heart of Snow White” (Grimm, p. 1). The Grimm Brothers wrote many dark ideas and events in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The evil step-mother tried to kill Snow White three times; by suffocation, a poisoned comb, and the famous poison apple. “But the old woman laced so quickly and so tightly that Snow-White lost…show more content…
Disney made his version friendlier to young children. Also, the Disney version was the first Disney movie made on VHS in the late 1900’s. Walt Disney always seems to make his fairy tales end in the “happily ever after” way. “This is a characteristic of many of Disney’s stories as they go from rags to riches” (Parkinson, p. 1). Also, Disney’s version is more playful and light in the way that children could watch and not be scared. Disney made his movies to be more happy so it appealed to many families. Although, Disney’s version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is family-friendly, one may say that a healthy medium in between the two versions is the best way to portray it. Once upon a time, in a far off castle there lived a queen. She gave birth to a baby

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