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How greed is portrayed in fairy tales - www.ezboard.com

Can anyone help me? I am writing a paper on how greed is portrayed in fairy tales. I already have my children's book references but am having trouble finding some professional references.

SurLaLune Fairy Tales: Annotations for Hansel and Gretel

He states that the witch symbolizes the feudal system with her greed and treasures. When the children kill her, the story shows the "hatred which the peasantry felt for the aristocracy as hoarders and oppressors" (Zipes 1979).

Elements of a Cinderella Story - www.ezboard.com

Hey, I was just brainstorming the elements of a cinderella story, just wondering if I'm on the right track! ~ The main character is essentially good, and has special/exemplary qualities

Asian fairy-tales - www.ezboard.com

Even after you put them into greed catagories: greedy for wealth, for food, for lovers, for status, for recognition etc. One entire line of Western folktales is about two sisters, one of whom is greedy (as is her mother) and--in some instances--ends up with a mouthful of toads.

SurLaLune Fairy Tales: Annotations for Rumpelstiltskin

A miller often symbolizes greed, habitual and uncreative thinking as well as logic as a feeble protection against passion (Olderr 1986). Return to place in story. 2.

role of the fairy tale witch - www.ezboard.com

This is where the witch addresses what is left of the characters - reminding them of their greed, and how they are always wanting someone to blame for their problems. "Told a little lie, Stole a little gold, Broke a little vow.

SurLaLune Fairy Tales: The Annotated Rumpelstiltskin

The King was pleased beyond measure at the sights but his greed for gold was still not satisfied, and he had the miller's ... That Rumpelstiltskin is my name!"35.

SurLaLune Fairy Tales: Annotations for Golden Goose

The annotations for the Golden Goose fairy tale are below. Sources have been cited in parenthetical references, but I have not linked them directly to their full citations which appear on the Golden Goose Bibliography page.

SurLaLune Fairy Tales: Tales Similar To Diamonds and Toads

Sometimes she felt as if it would be impossible for her to get on at all, but her greed gave her strength, and at last she arrived at her own door. She sank down on the threshold, overcome with weariness, but in a moment was on her feet again, fumbling with the lock of the chest.

SurLaLune Fairy Tales: Tales Similar To Fisherman and His Wife

The following tales are similar to the Fisherman and His Wife fairy tale, AT-555. I have included the English language tales of this type which have been gathered by title by D. L. Ashliman in his A Guide to Folktales in the English Language.

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