"Hansel and Gretel"
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This paper discusses the ancient German fairy tale, "Hansel and Gretel". The paper shows how, through cooperation and adherence to traditional gender roles, Hansel and Gretel outsmart and overcome evil forces. The paper discusses how the story reveals what the culture of that time expected the roles of men and women to be. Gretel is pious, kind and dependent, but intuitively clever when forced to rely on her own resources. Hansel is manly and protective, a leader who depends on logic. The paper explains how this story paints a picture of old German culture and customs.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Zipes, Jack. "Once There were Two Brothers Named Grimm," The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm,
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"Hansel and Gretel" (2007, September 06) Retrieved August 18, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/hansel-and-gretel-98059/
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