The Importance of Little Red Riding Hood

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Ever heard of the saying “stranger danger” Little Red Riding Hood hasn’t. The fairy tales that are taught and shared today teach life lessons. Little Red Riding Hood is a fairy tale recorder by The Brothers Grimm that is about a young naïve girl who is deceived by the Wolf and is taught a life lesson. Little Red Riding Hood is a fairy tale that originates from Germany and much of Europe and is about a girl who was hoodwinked by the Wolf and teaches a theme or moral about growing up, and being safe. The tale Little Red Riding Hood is said to originate from the eighteenth to the nineteenth century in Europe. Originally this tale was told orally thus the many different versions of this story. The first written versions are said to be published by Charles Perrault and The Brothers Grimm. Though the versions are very similar there are small differences. In Perrault’s version Little Red Riding Hood is told to bring her grandmother a cake and a little pot of butter, though in Grimm’s version it is written “One day her mother said to her: 'Come, Little Red Riding Hood, here is a piece of cake and a bottle of wine; take them to your grandmother,…” The differences in these versions are of the smaller differences. The versions I am going to be studying the differences and similarities are between Perrault and The Brothers Grimm’s versions. The key importance to remember is that they may be different versions they are still the same story and share the same lessons, though written
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