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Sadism rid me of
deviant actresses
whispering stories of
indecent practices.

Covered in rubies she
revels in purity,
possibly different,
Safe in her chastity.

Dignified ignorance… 34 more words


Cinderella (1697 / 1950 / 2015)

So after my post about the recent study of the linguistic features within Disney princess films, I decided that for this TGIF Friday, I’d have a bit of a Disney binge, starting with one of the original princesses –  529 more words


Jalan Lain Si Tudung Merah

Seorang anak perempuan, semarak liar belantara hutan, seekor serigala, dan segaris pesan moral.

Si Tudung Merah adalah dongeng klasik yang telah membuai lelap anak-anak dan orang dewasa. 1,441 more words

Telling Our Stories

Perrault vs. Andersen vs. Grimm

Yesterday was Charles Perrault’s 388th birthday, and being one of the fathers of some of our modern fairy tales, I wanted to celebrate. Well, consider this a belated celebration. 714 more words

Something Else

Wolves and Girls

So, it’s Charles Perrault’s 388th birthday. I wouldn’t say he’s one of my favorite fairy tale writers (hello, Andersen and L’heritier), but he coined some of my favorite fairy tales. 428 more words


The darker side of fairytales

Οnce upon a time…Folk lore and myth served to teach, to dissuade and to strike fear.  But over the years these tales were diluted so that a younger audience could learn and enjoy them. 336 more words


Into the Woods: the Symposium

Last Wednesday, I hopped on the train and made my way to Melbourne Uni for the ‘Into the Woods’ symposium run by History of Emotions… 1,512 more words

Fairy Tales