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Cinderella, explained: how fairy tales tell us about families - Vox
When I was a kid, I loved fairy tales. I loved the idea of talking animals and brave girls and boys who overcame cruel care takers. I also really loved Disney movies. They all had happy endings; what's not to love about that? I could watch "Beauty and the Beast" or "Aladdin" every single day. In the fourth grade, I checked out the "Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers' Grimm" from my school library and never returned it a belated "sorry!
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A version of this article originally A version of this article originally appeared on appeared on 20somethingreads. Whether you read fairy tales as a child or whether you're simply aware of them because you are a person who is alive and does not live under a rock, fairy tales have played a role in your reading experience. Unfortunately, when Disney sunk his claws into them, he did a disservice that lasted for decades: Most of our perceptions have been colored by his saccharine, censored interpretations.
Once upon a time, there was a beautiful fairy tale that wanted to go to the movies. You would embarrass me in front of the Motion Picture Academy, which would never dance with you! But then! Seemingly out of nowhere, a fairy god-producer appeared in a sparkling cloud of smog.