Little Red Riding Hood

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

1. goodness vs. evil

2. happy end

3. Mother

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

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

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

3.4. personality

3.4.1. kind

3.4.2. caring

3.4.3. wise

3.4.4. hardworking

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

5. enters the house

6. He dresses in clothes of grandmother

6.1. HE IS FAT

7. setting (place)

7.1. meadow

7.2. forest

7.3. in a certain village

8. genre

8.1. fairy tale

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

8.2. epic

8.2.1. action moments

8.2.2. author express feelings indirectly

9. readings

9.1. Little Red Riding Hood (Charles Perrault).

9.1.1. little girl naive innocent

9.1.2. wolf represents the evil in every form

9.1.3. ending of the tale moral

9.1.4. girl fetching cake and butter

9.2. Little Red Cap (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm)

9.2.1. mother gives advices

9.2.2. wolf wicked

9.2.3. huntsman hero

9.2.4. ending of the tale cruel

9.2.5. girl fetching cake and wine

9.3. Little Red Hood (Germany/Poland).

9.3.1. mother behave and have good manners

9.3.2. ending of the tale explanatory

9.3.3. girl fetching cake and wine

9.4. Little Red Hat (Italy/Austria).

9.4.1. ogre instead of wolf

9.4.2. order: keep quiet

9.4.3. ending of the tale not a happy end

9.4.4. girl fetching soup

9.5. The Grandmother (France).

9.5.1. bzou instead of wolf

9.5.2. girl fetching loaf and milk

9.5.3. girl clever escapes on her own

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

9.6.1. girl Little Golden-Hood Blanchette

9.6.2. narrator talks to the readers

9.6.3. girl fetching cake

9.6.4. ending of the tale use of magic

9.7. The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck (Beatrix Potter)

9.7.1. the hero goes further away to be saved (irony)

9.7.2. gentleman as the threat

9.7.3. ending of the tale not a happy end

10. characters

10.1. Little Red Riding Hood

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

10.1.2. appearance clothes a little riding hood of red velvet

10.1.3. 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 charming loved by everyone who looked at her

10.1.4. 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

10.1.5. house in the village near the wood

10.1.6. 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 danger

10.2. Hunter

10.2.1. 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

10.2.2. characteristics brave fearless good-hearted resourceful hero

10.3. Wolf

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

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

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

10.3.4. wicked beast the wolf hair changes but not vices mother's advice to not talk to strangers consequences

10.4. Granny

10.4.1. Appereance old lonely capped round spectacled

10.4.2. Personality naive lovable incaution innocent

10.4.3. Places lived in a cottage lived out in a forest

10.4.4. Conditions weak ill could not stand lack of food

10.4.5. Actions laid down in her bed felt weak and sick cheated by cunning wolf eaten by bad wolf

11. names in different languages

11.1. German: Rotkäppchen (red cap)

11.2. Finnish: Punahilkka

11.3. French: Le Petit Chaperon rouge (little red hat)

11.4. Spanish: Caperucita Roja

11.5. Italian: Cappuccetto Rosso

11.6. Portuguese: Capuchinho Vermelho

11.7. Dutch: Roodkapje

11.8. Swedish: Rödluvan

11.9. Slovak: Červená čiapočka

11.10. Czech: Červená karkulka

11.11. Polish: Czerwony Kapturek

11.12. Romanian: Scufita Rosie

11.13. Greek

11.13.1. Κοκκινοσκουφίτσα

12. motifs

12.1. animal

12.1.1. wolf threat for young girls

12.2. innocence (girl) vs. maturity (woman)

13. background

13.1. Pre-Perrault

13.1.1. oral versions folk tales of Europe

13.2. Charles Perrault

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

13.3. The Brothers Grimm

13.3.1. 1812 darker version ("Kinder- und Hausmärchen") happy end: girl and her granny are saved by a brave hunter

13.3.2. 1857 modified by brothers - tamer version

13.3.3. restart if loses game

14. moral

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

15. theme

15.1. safety issue

16. time

16.1. morals: discipline of sensuality is part of children education

16.2. politics: protest movements of the rising bourgeoisie against feudalism

17. alternative interpretations

17.1. phychoanalytical

17.1.1. 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

18. steals the laptop

19. raids the bank

20. kills people