The Cinderell Life Lessons

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Cinderella: Life Lessons Folklore has been around for centuries. The purpose of a folklore, tales, or fable is to pass history and life lessons from one generation to another. Many of the stories that are told today are from different backgrounds and countries from China all the way back to the Native Americans. The stories that children hear today are about good and evil, and that life is not always fair but good things will happen in the end. They teach people how to handle the difficult things in life by making good choices in life regardless of the situation. The fairy tale Cinderella tells about death and despair, how to get through bad times, how to treat people, to be grateful for what you have, and that comfort and friendship can be found anywhere. I am going to explore different versions of Cinderella and the morals taught with each story. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” Cinderella was a beautiful young lady who lived with her father. Her mother passed away and left her with an important life lesson: “Dear child, be good and pious, and then the good God will always protect thee” (Grimm, 240). Later, her father remarried a woman with two daughters. They were pretty, but not as pretty as Cinderella and very cruel. Cinderella was always treated badly by her step-mother and step-sisters. She was made to cook, clean, iron, and do their hair. They made her sleep on the floor while they slept in their cozy beds and made fun of her, but, she remained kind to

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