This is a story I somehow missed when reading the Grimm Fairytales. Arynnesfannin makes several valid points in the analysis: Exactly how bad does a child have to be in a fairy tale when God himself has to punish him? No one seems particularly surprised/concerned/terrified that the child’s arm won’t stay buried. Is this a regular occurrence in that village? And exactly how shallow was the child’s grave that his arm kept sticking out despite multiple coverings of dirt?
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I hope that you all enjoy the character study as Leigh Goff discusses Disenchanted’s bewitching Main Character, Sophie Goodchild–Chris
Sophie Goodchild is a sixteen-year-old half-witch and the star of my new release Disenchanted from Mirror World Publishing. 552 more words
So this is a subject I’ll probably talk more about in the future, but I had to post this fairy tale. It is cheating a little bit, since the stories collected by Johann and Wilhelm Grimm weren’t originally intended just for children, and the Western European concept of childhood as we understand it wouldn’t 519 more words