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    stories are handed down generation to generation. When the brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, started to publish a different type of story that depicted ordinary characters that overcame tough situations through supernatural and violent means, it caught attention among the people. These stories portrayed characters that not only possessed abnormal characteristics, but also had the lives of their adversaries end rather abruptly. The Grimm brothers collected extensively on fairy tales depicting violent

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    fairy-tales are French author Charles Perrault (1628-1703), and The Brothers Grimm / Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859). Although Perrault wrote down his thoughts much earlier than the Grimm Brothers, the brothers appear to have gained more credit and fame from their works. One of the darkest and most intriguing work of theirs is the story of Bluebeard. The

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    Before the Brothers Grimm transcribed what is known today as one of the most recognized fairytales ever recorded, it was being passed down orally from generation to generation at every corner of the globe. Various versions of Cinderella’s myth can be found in almost every culture in the world, all very distinct with their own specific qualities, reflecting each society’s predominant interpretations of religious themes. For instance, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s works were known to promote their Prussian

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    The Grimm Brothers Essay

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    The Grimm Brothers Any good fairy tale may captivate a child’s (or adult’s) mind, but few could argue that, to be truly enchanting, a tale needs great illustrations. Two of the most influential fairy tale tellers in history were the German Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm. Both very intelligent scholars, they knew how to spin a tale in the most effective way possible. However, they had plenty of work just dealing with the tales’ text, so in the area of illustration, they let their younger brother

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    1. The brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, were born in Hanau - close to Frankfurt - into a family of nine children, three of whom died in infancy. 2. Both brothers attended the University of Marburg where they studied law and medieval German literature. With little money in their family, the Grimms studied hard. 3. In 1808, Jacob was appointed court librarian to the King of Westphalia who was Jérôme Bonaparte - Napoleon's younger brother. It was around this time that the Grimms started to collect

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    Who are the Grimms Brothers? Well The Grimm Brothers were two brothers named Jacob and William, and they lived in a family of nine children. They were famous for help writing and improving the beautiful tales known as fairytales. Although they did not write the fairytales, they went to towns and asked the people to tell their stories that have been past down to them. Later after they heard the stories they would write them down and interpret it and make it more interesting. Although the original

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    land far away. Once upon a time didn’t exist. The Grimm brothers wrote stories as gory and grim as their name suggests. Their tales were darkly comical, brusque and tragic. They were stories that were the truth for the people. It all began, 200 years ago when this seemingly ordinary pair of brothers and German librarians put together one of the most influential work of folklore in Germany, Europe and now the world. Wilhelm Carl and Jacob Ludwig Grimm, the brother’s interest in literature was fostered

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    Grimm Brothers Cinderella

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    story of Cinderella, what do you think is the theme or main lesson of Cinderella? The theme of Cinderella is bad people never succeed and good people will always prevail. The Grimm Brothers Cinderella presents the theme of the Cinderella Archetype the best. The three different examples that best present the theme in Grimm Brothers Cinderella are a bird takes out both of the stepsisters’ eyes for mistreating Cinderella poorly, making fun of Cinderella and not giving her a dress , and making Cinderella

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    The Brothers Grimm Essay

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    one way or another altering the tale to reflect a piece of their life in the work . The Brothers Grimm wrote hundreds of fairy tales in their life time and in these works they used their childhood experiences as reference. Because of the hardships they faced growing up their tales take on a more gruesome approach to fairy tales. Because their mother was their only caregiver growing up, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm reflect their fondness towards her through the strong willed, independent female characters

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    The Grimm Brothers: Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

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    Introduction: I chose to research fairytales, specifically fairytales by the Grimm brothers. Fairytales are short stories that tend to consist of fantasy people, places, and objects. Many of these consist of fairies or magical creatures. Most fairy tales start off with “Once upon a time”, or “In a faraway land”. Many times in fairytales objects are enchanted and can talk or move. The most common characters in a fairy tale are prince and princess. A lot of fairy tales are retold throughout generations

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