Goldilocks and Little Red Riding Hood

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In the story of Red Riding Hood, her mother had asked for her help to bring a basket of wine and fruits for her sick grandmother. Her mother ordered her to stay on track and not to talk to any strangers on the way. However, she didn’t stay on path and she talked to a wolf. The wolf took all means to trick Red Riding Hood by disguising as her grandmother. He devoured Red Riding Hood and the grandmother. Little Red Riding Hood screamed and the woodcutter in the forest came to her rescue. Red Riding Hood learnt her lesson to not talk to strangers.

In the story of Goldilocks, she took an alternative path, which her mum warned her not to use. Goldilocks lost her way and stumbled upon a house. She went straight in without hesitation when no one answered the door. Because Goldilocks was so hungry, she tasted all three bowls of porridge, sat on all three chairs and slept on all three beds. Meanwhile the owners arrived back home and discovered her existence. Goldilocks was awoken and she bolted off the door. And she never returned to the home of the three bears in the woods.

We can see that Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks were both naïve. Both of them were unsophisticated, they never occurred to them that they might be harmed. They had no knowledge on the outside world and how evil and dangerous the world can be. This was why they made the wrong decisions by talking to strangers and going into stranger’s house uninvited. We can see that Goldilocks was repulsive as she bolted
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