Beauty And The Beast

Beauty and the Beauty in the Beast
The classic opener for any fairy tale, which is no different in the case of . Fairy tales were meant to teach our children life lessons that society, at the time, deems important to learn. They teach us the difference between right and wrong, black and white, good and bad, light and dark, and beauty and ugly. There are many different variations and names to . This famous fable has been passed down and integrated into our culture time and time again, each time adding different lessons that were thought to be important in that day and age. What has changed over the years? How have the fairy tales of affected the children of yesterday, today and ...

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have done to you, this will make you beautiful on the inside were it counts.
In this paper I am going to take a look at two versions of . Although The Lady and the Lion and are very different, the base story is there. True beauty is determined by what is on the inside and not on the outside. In addition vanity and riches will not make you happy. Finally, to be truly beautiful you must treat people how you would want to be treated.
Before I get into those versions of , I want to talk about those who don’t think this fairy tale should be seen or heard by children. One version of this tale is by none other than Disney. Kathi Maio said, “Disney’s version features a beast who looks ugly and acts even uglier… What a heart-warming fable! Why it’s a regular training film for the battered women of tomorrow!” (194). At first I thought, wow she has issues, but when I looked deeper I found what she meant. Not to say that I agree with her by any means. It is a fairy tale for a ...

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and lost all of their suitors. Beauty on the other hand was so nice that her suitors still wanted to marry her. A while after their move to the country, the merchant got a note that said his stuff had arrived. This would make them rich again. “When the sisters got word of this they begged their father to bring them back dresses, furs, hats, and all sorts of trinkets” (217). Beauty asked for nothing but a rose. The father left and returned poorer than when he left and lost his daughter to the beast. Every night would eat dinner and talk. Beauty became fond of the Beast. Her father grew ill and so she went and visited him. Her sisters were envious of her because they had ...

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