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School: East Carolina University
Department: Foreign Language
Course: Grimms' Fairy Tales
Professor: Dr. David Smith
Term: Fall 2018
Tags: snow white, anne sexton, Grimms, bettlheim, HansChristianAndersen, heroines, cinderella, the Little Mermaid, Bluebeard, pretty woman, and GermanFairyTales
Name: FORL 2680: Grimm's Fairy Tales
Description: Notes from week 1 - week 5
Uploaded: 09/30/2018
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background image Study Guide 1  Midterm 10/2 FORL2680: German Literature in Translation - Grimms’ Fairy Tales Texts read for 10/2 Midterm    : “The Struggle for Meaning” and “Fairy Tale v. Myth” (Bettelheim)
“Cross-Cultural Connections and the Contamination of the Fairy Tale" (Zipes) 
“The Brothers Grimm as Collectors and Editors of German Fairytales” 
(Neuman)
“Sex & Violence” (Tatar)
"The Revenge and Reward of Neglected Daughters" (Zipes 444) Perrault, "Cinderella or The Glass Slipper" (Zipes 449-453) Grimm, 
"Cinderella" (Zipes 468-473) Jones, “Heroinism in French Fairytales” (pdf)
“Life Divined from the Inside” (Bettelheim)
“Who Was Anne Sexton?”
“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (Anne Sexton)
“Little Snow White” (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm)  
“Bluebeard” (Perrault)
 “The Robber Bridegroom” (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm)  
“The Little Mermaid” (Hans Christian Andersen) 
*Read over the texts & Become familiar with quotations within the 
stories*
Concepts to understand for 10/2 Midterm    : historical, political and literary contexts in which the Grimms were 
active 
Grimm brothers' motivations for collecting and publishing fairy tales  Why specific changes were made by the Grimms' to their fairytales o How do these changes relate to the brothers and their society  (consider their financial standing)?  Consider content decisions (depictions of violence and sex) and 
linguistic ramifications (inclusion/exclusion of dialects)
historical, political and literary contexts in which the Grimms were 
active 
Grimm brothers' motivations for collecting and publishing fairy tales  Why specific changes were made by the Grimms to their fairytales o How do these changes relate to the brothers and their society  (consider their financial standing)?  Consider content decisions (depictions of violence and sex) and 
linguistic ramifications (inclusion/exclusion of dialects)
social climate in which Charles Perrault wrote and published his 
"Cinderella” 
o understand Perrault's "Cinderella" within the then contemporary  climate
background image Study Guide 1  Midterm 10/2 able to identity main themes in the stories/able to contrast Perrault's to
the Grimm brothers' tale 
o know the importance of the tales' similarities and differences for  understanding the time periods they were written  Understand heroinism  analyze adaptations of the Snow White material by the Grimms, 
Disney, and Anne Sexton 
o commentary on the societal climate of their times understand shared human condition, such as Vanitas, transience, the 
Seven Deadly Sins, puberty, sexuality and virginity 
analyze Snow White adaptations for their depictions of gender, 
ethnicity, nature and punishment. 
analyze stories commentaries on the societies for which they were 
written
relevance for understanding our shared human condition: o  marriage, adolescence, puberty, sexual maturation, gender  roles, hospitality o temptation/curiosity, knowing/not knowing
o innocence/guilt; justice/punishment 
meanings of symbols within the texts Enlightenment – Understanding/learning the world Romanticism – feeling, emotions, subjectivity to the world 
*Germany is not unified during this time period 
1. Romanticists had an appreciation for ___________ and the __________  world. 2. According to Zipes, fairytales had                                  making it  difficult to pinpoint the origin of certain tales  3. Fairy tales began in the _________ century.   4. Name the 6 different types of tales 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
5. Know the following terms: a. Transience - 
background image Study Guide 1  Midterm 10/2 b. conte de fée – fairytale 
c. moveable-type printing press (Gutenberg’s printing press) – 
what was its significance?  d. 17th-century France vs. early 19th-century “Germany” e. *AT or ATU 6. True or False: Fairy tales are not adapted for the audience and  borrowed from other stories ______ 7. What differentiates fairy tales from myths 8. What are the characteristics of mythic charactersFairy tale  characters? Id, Ego & Superego:  9. ______________ is the inner “animal” drive/desires. 10. The _______________is our moral conscious which was created by  society. (we are Informed by this) 11. ______________ is defined/redefined by our needs and morals. Fairy tales depict an ego which allows for appropriate satisfaction of id 
desires
12. Who were the Grimm Brothers? What were their professions?  When and where did they live?

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School: East Carolina University
Department: Foreign Language
Course: Grimms' Fairy Tales
Professor: Dr. David Smith
Term: Fall 2018
Tags: snow white, anne sexton, Grimms, bettlheim, HansChristianAndersen, heroines, cinderella, the Little Mermaid, Bluebeard, pretty woman, and GermanFairyTales
Name: FORL 2680: Grimm's Fairy Tales
Description: Notes from week 1 - week 5
Uploaded: 09/30/2018
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