Essay on Analytical Interpretation of Snow White

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An Analytical Interpretation of “Snow-White”

Throughout the story of Snow-White, Competition is played out in numerous ways. As the famous saying goes-only the strongest survive and to the victor go the spoils. There were a few power struggles going on even under the primary plot. This is one way to describe some of the seemingly bizarre or extreme motivations that push the story to a grisly, but happy ending.

The first queen apparently dies in childbirth (but do we really know this for sure?) and is replaced with a new queen in order to re-establish the king’s dominance over his kingdom. How can his empire be complete without a queen, considering the king was now a single parent as well? His life as a widower could not
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In the end, The queen simply wants to exclude Snow-White from the gaze of the mirror and take the title of “The fairest of them all.” Yet SnowWhite fights just as tenaciously to be included, not only in the mirror‘s eyes, but her father the king‘s, the dwarves, and ultimately her own prince.

After her intended murder (actual banishment) from the kingdom, Snow-White finds shelter and a means to survive. She finds a new family of seven little surrogate fathers and is content for a time, but still longs to be in her rightful place beside her father. Thus her fascination and curiosity over the foreign evils of the disguised queen tempt her into trying to gain back some of her former life, which time and again serves only to delay her struggle to return as the true princess that she was. Even after her death from the poisonous apple the dwarves engineer a way to be the sole observers and protectors of Snow-White’s body. However the dwarves relent their hold on her and are compensated for it.

The dwarves also have unclean hands in this mess. For them, Snow-White serves as a symbol of status. She becomes a type of living trophy and testament to their toil and labor during the day and to be their reward to themselves at night. She becomes the domestic mother/daughter figure. At times she dispensed her own wisdom while still doing their household chores. Upon her death, the dwarves still find a

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