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Little Red Riding Hood by Mind Map: Little Red Riding Hood
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Little Red Riding Hood

happy end


You must to follow up the good way and don't speak with strangers

I make for you a little red cap to wear it when you will go to grandmother

Your grandmother is ill and I put into a basket some food and wine for her






The grandmother house is deep into the forest and I hope you are not afraid of the dark

enters the house

He dresses in clothes of grandmother


setting (place)



in a certain village


fairy tale

romanticism, expression of fantasy=liberation, childhood, unspoiled nature and perfection, idealised image of innocent childhood


action moments

author express feelings indirectly


Little Red Riding Hood (Charles Perrault).

little girl, naive, innocent

wolf, represents the evil in every form

ending of the tale, moral

girl fetching cake and butter

Little Red Cap (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm)

mother, gives advices

wolf, wicked

huntsman, hero

ending of the tale, cruel

girl fetching cake and wine

Little Red Hood (Germany/Poland).

mother, behave and have good manners

ending of the tale, explanatory

girl fetching cake and wine

Little Red Hat (Italy/Austria).

ogre instead of wolf

order: keep quiet

ending of the tale, not a happy end

girl fetching soup

The Grandmother (France).

bzou instead of wolf

girl fetching loaf and milk

girl, clever, escapes on her own

The True History of Little Golden-Hood (Charles Marelles).

girl, Little Golden-Hood, Blanchette

narrator, talks to the readers

girl fetching cake

ending of the tale, use of magic

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck (Beatrix Potter)

the hero goes further away, to be saved (irony)

gentleman as the threat

ending of the tale, not a happy end


Little Red Riding Hood

changes in behaviour, after being cheated by wolf, more cautious, not so trustful, kills wolf to save own and granny's lives

appearance, clothes, a little riding hood of red velvet, given by granny

personality, friendly, talks to the stranger - wolf, talkative, naive, caring, she visits her grandmother, not very observant, she does not recognise the wolf in desquise, incautious, talks to strangers, disobedient, does not listen to her mother's words, "do run off the path, go straight to granny's house, charming, loved by everyone who looked at her

family, grandmother, loves her granddaughter very mc, ill in bed, is being looked after by her daughter and granddaughter, mother, prepares food for ill garanny, asks Little Red Riding Hood to visit garnny and give her some food

house, in the village, near the wood

adventure, sent by her mother to visit ill granny and give her some food, cheated by bad wolf, eaten by bad wolf, saved by the hunter, lesson, not to trust stragers, listen to mother's words, forest, tempations, flowers, birds, danger, darkness, bad wolf, vast


actions, questioning, what is going on?, in what way can I save the grandma?, kills the wolf, saves the grandma and the little girl, happy end, cruelty justified in the tales justice

characteristics, brave, fearless, good-hearted, resourceful, hero


various kinds of wolves, charming,, quiet, polite,, unassuming,, complacent, sweet, gentle, dangerous

his actions, he uses trickery, He eats the grandmother, He eats the Little Red Riding Hood, Falls asleep and snores loudly

dangerous, the darkness of the forest, beasts, bad strangers, no shelter, unknown ways, temptations, greed

wicked beast, the wolf hair changes but not vices, mother's advice to not talk to strangers, consequences, over own person, on other people


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Appereance, old, lonely, grey haired, capped, round spectacled

Personality, naive, lovable, caring, incaution, innocent

Places, lived in a cottage, lived out in a forest

Conditions, weak, ill, could not stand, lack of food

Actions, laid down in her bed, felt weak and sick, cheated by cunning wolf, eaten by bad wolf, taken out of sleeping wolf's maw, still alive

names in different languages

German: Rotkäppchen (red cap)

Finnish: Punahilkka

French: Le Petit Chaperon rouge (little red hat)

Spanish: Caperucita Roja

Italian: Cappuccetto Rosso

Portuguese: Capuchinho Vermelho

Dutch: Roodkapje

Swedish: Rödluvan

Slovak: Červená čiapočka

Czech: Červená karkulka

Polish: Czerwony Kapturek

Romanian: Scufita Rosie





wolf, threat for young girls

goodness vs. evil

innocence (girl) vs. maturity (woman)



oral versions, folk tales of Europe

Charles Perrault

origins in 17th centurry French folklore, first written version 1697, tragic end: both granny and child are eaten by the wolf

The Brothers Grimm

1812 darker version ("Kinder- und Hausmärchen"), happy end: girl and her granny are saved by a brave hunter

1857 modified by brothers - tamer version

restart if loses game


children, especially young lasses, pretty, courteous and well-bred, do very wrong to listen to strangers


safety issue


morals: discipline of sensuality is part of children education

politics: protest movements of the rising bourgeoisie against feudalism

alternative interpretations


Erich Fromm, little girl confronted with its own sexuality, red hood: menstruation, warning not to enter the woods: not to lose virginity, archetypical conflict between man and woman

steals the laptop

raids the bank

kills people