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Tricksters and the Search for Home

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"Hansel and Gretel"


Discussion Questions:

  • Context 
    • Who wrote this literary version of "Hansel and Gretel"?
    • When and where was it published?
  • Summarize the narrative in a couple of sentences.
  • Analysis (Close Reading)
    • How do illustrations compliment and modify the text of this fairy tale? 
    • How is the family structured in this narrative?
    • What threatens the family? How does that reflect back upon the culture that produced this specific tale?
    • How does ABC's Once Upon A Time modify this familial narrative in "True North"? How does that reflect on modern culture?
  • Scholarship






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