Folk and Fairy Tales Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Folk and Fairy Tales
A review of Angela Carter's tale, "The Company of Wolves".
# 134230 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (Children)


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The paper relates that Angela Carter's tale, "The Company of Wolves", is a satire of the Little Red Riding Hood story and traditional fairy tales in general. The paper explains that female characters in fairy tales provoke divided views from critics and scholars - some view the fairy tale female as helpless and innocent, others view the female as powerful and central. The paper discusses how Angela Carter embraces a new form of the latter type in her protagonist, who thwarts both man and wolf using her burgeoning sexuality.

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"Angela Carter's tale, "The Company of Wolves", is a satire of the Little Red Riding Hood story and traditional fairy tales in general. Female characters in fairy tales provoke divided views from critics and scholars - some view the fairy tale female as helpless and innocent, others view the female as powerful and central. Angela Carter embraces a new form of the latter type in her protagonist, who thwarts both man and wolf using her burgeoning sexuality. Carter's story starts out by depicting wolves as they are usually..."

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