Collapse Rationale Comparing and contrasting is a higher level thinking skill promoted in the Common Core Standards leading to the ability to comprehend and analyze texts through various topics and genre. This lesson on Comparing and Contrasting Stories will focus on finding similarities and differences in versions of stories that are by different authors from different points of view. Identify the point of view in a story Appreciate multiple perspectives Explain the similarities and differences between two versions of a story Lesson Essential Question s Big Idea:
The Original Fairy Tale Once upon a time, there was a beautiful princess who lived in a very big, foreboding castle. With the death of her father, her evil stepmother took rule of the castle and the rest, as they say, is history. Disney has completely revamped the traditional fairy tale and while these sanitized tales are fantastic for children and adults alike and even in some cases, make the characters more enjoyablemany people are unaware of the roots of these stories.
Much darker and more literal, these tales forego the musical interludes and cut right to the chase. Cinderella is not the only fairy tale to receive a happier, brighter ending. The ending of the original tale, penned by Hans Christian Andersen, is anything but happy, however.
In the original fairy tale, The Little Mermaid dies, becoming nothing more than foam in the sea as she later looks down from heaven on her prince.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves is, possibly, the closest translation from the original fairy tale. Also, in the original tale, Snow White was not awakened by a kiss, but by being jostled by the prince as he took her to his castle.
The shake up dislodged the bite of poisonous apple from her throat and Snow White returned to life. Like so many literary translations to film, the filmmakers have to make the decision of what best serves the progression of the film.
With these fairy tales, not only did the filmmakers have to wrestle with these elements, but also what would be fitting for children in the modern setting of the s, 60s and, later, the early 90s. As times progress and what becomes more or less acceptable changes, we may see animated tales becoming more darker and realistic.The enduring interest in the story is evident in the many film versions, from Disney's animated Cinderella () through Ella Enchanted, () to the new Disney Cinderella () directed by Kenneth Branagh.
The source of Grimms ' version of the story is unclear. One thought on “ Disney vs. Brothers Grimm ” nroscetti April 22, at pm. I agree with you how it is strange how grim the original story is compared to the Disney version and I think its funny how a very graphic story turned into a children’s story.
Disney. The Queen just asks the Huntsman to kill Snow White. The apple is the only trick the Wicked Queen uses and succeeds. The Queen is trying to drop a rock on the dwarves to kill them and her plan backfires and she falls off a cliff.
Overview: The story of Cinderella can be traced back to early Egypt, China, France, Germany and many other countries from around the world.
The most well-known versions were written by Charles Perrault, Cendrillon, and by the Brothers Grimm, Aschenputtel. Dec 02, · Comparison of Disney Movies and Their Original Versions Posted on December 2, by quick A majority of my childhood was centered on watching Disney movies and dreaming of one day becoming a princess.
The addition of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom in gave Disney World a one coaster advantage, but Disneyland has plenty to be proud of, including arguably better versions of.