Little Red Riding Hood

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

1. happy end

2. Mother

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

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

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

2.4. personality

2.4.1. kind

2.4.2. caring

2.4.3. wise

2.4.4. hardworking

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

4. enters the house

5. He dresses in clothes of grandmother

5.1. HE IS FAT

6. setting (place)

6.1. meadow

6.2. forest

6.3. in a certain village

7. genre

7.1. fairy tale

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

7.2. epic

7.2.1. action moments

7.2.2. author express feelings indirectly

8. readings

8.1. Little Red Riding Hood (Charles Perrault).

8.1.1. little girl naive innocent

8.1.2. wolf represents the evil in every form

8.1.3. ending of the tale moral

8.1.4. girl fetching cake and butter

8.2. Little Red Cap (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm)

8.2.1. mother gives advices

8.2.2. wolf wicked

8.2.3. huntsman hero

8.2.4. ending of the tale cruel

8.2.5. girl fetching cake and wine

8.3. Little Red Hood (Germany/Poland).

8.3.1. mother behave and have good manners

8.3.2. ending of the tale explanatory

8.3.3. girl fetching cake and wine

8.4. Little Red Hat (Italy/Austria).

8.4.1. ogre instead of wolf

8.4.2. order: keep quiet

8.4.3. ending of the tale not a happy end

8.4.4. girl fetching soup

8.5. The Grandmother (France).

8.5.1. bzou instead of wolf

8.5.2. girl fetching loaf and milk

8.5.3. girl clever escapes on her own

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

8.6.1. girl Little Golden-Hood Blanchette

8.6.2. narrator talks to the readers

8.6.3. girl fetching cake

8.6.4. ending of the tale use of magic

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

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

8.7.2. gentleman as the threat

8.7.3. ending of the tale not a happy end

9. characters

9.1. Little Red Riding Hood

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

9.1.2. appearance clothes a little riding hood of red velvet

9.1.3. 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

9.1.4. 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

9.1.5. house in the village near the wood

9.1.6. 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

9.2. Hunter

9.2.1. 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

9.2.2. characteristics brave fearless good-hearted resourceful hero

9.3. Wolf

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

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

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

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

9.4. Granny

9.4.1. Appereance old lonely capped round spectacled

9.4.2. Personality naive lovable incaution innocent

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

9.4.4. Conditions weak ill could not stand lack of food

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

10. names in different languages

10.1. German: Rotkäppchen (red cap)

10.2. Finnish: Punahilkka

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

10.4. Spanish: Caperucita Roja

10.5. Italian: Cappuccetto Rosso

10.6. Portuguese: Capuchinho Vermelho

10.7. Dutch: Roodkapje

10.8. Swedish: Rödluvan

10.9. Slovak: Červená čiapočka

10.10. Czech: Červená karkulka

10.11. Polish: Czerwony Kapturek

10.12. Romanian: Scufita Rosie

10.13. Greek

10.13.1. Κοκκινοσκουφίτσα

11. motifs

11.1. animal

11.1.1. wolf threat for young girls

11.2. goodness vs. evil

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

12. background

12.1. Pre-Perrault

12.1.1. oral versions folk tales of Europe

12.2. Charles Perrault

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

12.3. The Brothers Grimm

12.3.1. 1812 darker version ("Kinder- und Hausmärchen") happy end: girl and her granny are saved by a brave hunter

12.3.2. 1857 modified by brothers - tamer version

12.3.3. restart if loses game

13. moral

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

14. theme

14.1. safety issue

15. time

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

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

16. alternative interpretations

16.1. phychoanalytical

16.1.1. 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

17. steals the laptop

18. raids the bank

19. kills people