Tag: Charles Perrault

50 Shades of Red: Sexuality and Loss of Innocence in Little Red Riding Hood

Of all the folk and fairy tales known to us, the tale of Little Red Riding Hood is perhaps one of the most enduring and provocative.

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Unravelling the Sexual Mystique of Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty has an allure that is undeniable. Her story has retained a place in our traditions. Time has reshaped her dilemma and salvation.

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The Three Little Pigs Go to War: Fairy Tales in 8 + 1 Battles

I first encountered fairy tales as a child. As in most children, the encounter generated mixed feelings—wonder and excitement

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