list an example in one of the tales we explored in class (propp)?
rumpelstiltskin could fall under two of these categories, first is the "villain" but he is also a "magical helper"
"the brave little tailor" and "marxist perspective"
an idiot that still seems to get what he wants in life, improves his social status (marxist achievement) but it is not an entire group that overthrows the aristocratic class
zipes and the witch in "hansel and gretel"
symbol for the entire feudal system,"or the greed and brutality of the aristocracy" that has caused difficult conditions for the working class society. The act of killing the witch is seen as a realization of the hatred for the aristocracy
stone and "rapunzel" "snow white" "sleeping beauty"
these restrictions placed on female characters are sexual in nature as it is during the occurrence of puberty. in contrast, increased freedom is awarded to male counterparts during the same developmental stage. A lack of freedom, or being locked up and confined is perhaps an attempted to keep the heroine pure, threatened response to female sexuality