Cinderella Analysis

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Fairy Tales are a piece of actual reality. They portray realistic views of

human nature and struggle while incorporating fictitious themes and characters to capture the readers' interest. Good vs. Evil is a reoccurring theme within many fairy tales. In the story of Cinderella we find this theme to be especially prominent. Good and virtue are rewarded, while evil and injustices are punished and therefore good always triumphs over evil.

In the story of Cinderella, we get some insight into her character and

personality. We find that Cinderella is the paradigm of pious and good.

Unfortunately, her mother dies and she is forced to succumb to her cruel stepmothers' rule. The Evil Stepmother despises Cinderella's goodness, as it highlights her own daughters' weaknesses. " ¦She could not bear the good qualities of this pretty girl; and the less, because it made her own daughters so much more the hated and despised  (p.1). So, they take advantage of Cinderella and force her to abide to strict rules and restrict her freedom in as many ways as possible.

Contrary to her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella is a person of

incomparable goodness and benevolence. She is very strong and persistent an

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