Comparison Of Adaptation And Hutcheon

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“Adaptation is repetition, but repetition without replication” asserts Hutcheon (2006: 7), stating that there are reasons why an adapter would decide to make certain changes. Regarding character development, the Grimm brothers’ compilation is quite similar to the original Sleeping Beauty tale in the sense that not much is said of the evil fairy in neither of them. The original tale describes the evil character as “a very wicked fairy (...) with an evil smile on her face”, and the Grimm brothers just call her “the thirteenth fairy”. In both versions, the reason why the fairy casts the spell on the princess is because she hadn’t been invited to the baby’s christening, and that is all we know about the character. Undoubtedly, the focus of the
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