Hansel and Gretel

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Hansel and Gretel by Mind Map: Hansel and Gretel

1. Fantasy setting ideas

1.1. Owners of The home

1.1.1. Witch is the good guy Children are both killed

1.1.2. Not siblings at all Witch saves one of the children

1.1.3. Children are witch Children tempt adults to come into their home, turn them into building supplies

1.2. Visitors of the Home

1.2.1. Children Kill Witch Children go home Children do not go home, become witches by eating magic home? Children seek revenge on parents

1.2.2. Witch is evil Witch wins Children die Children do not die, haunt witch Children become pawns of the witch to lure more children in

1.3. Characters involved

1.3.1. Siblings Brother And Sister Brothers Sisters

1.3.2. Witch Mother is the witch Evil stepmother? Mother is not the which Witch is mothers evil sister, trying to kill her family Doppleganger Witch is the embodiment of the famine that is striking the village

1.3.3. Parents Mother Father

2. Sweets

2.1. The house

2.1.1. House is Alive House is children the witch got in the past

2.2. Witch owns a popular gingerbread shop in town

2.2.1. Adults/Children of a local town are dissapearing Children find out and follow the gingerbread men Witch is turning people into gingermen to make her house and goods

2.3. The house is a business

2.3.1. Witches shop is a corperation Children's shop is mom and pop like Children try to steal her recepie

3. Origin of the Gingerbread Man ideas

4. Animal help

4.1. Lead children to home in woods

4.1.1. Want children to save the witch who has been cursed to be evil They burn away the curse? Witch turns out to be their mother, who was cursed by the evil witch in disguise as their stepmother Not their mother, but she kills the evil witch stepmother in gratitude. Saves father

4.2. Bird is actually witch

5. Underlying Themes

5.1. Kill an Innocent person

5.1.1. Witch was trying to help/save children

5.1.2. Wicked children killing the elderly For her precious gingerbread recepie parents cover it up

5.2. Punishment

5.2.1. For spilling mothers milk pot used to make bread

5.2.2. For wasting food during a famine

5.2.3. Simply wicked children

5.3. Do not trust Strangers

5.4. Abandonment

5.4.1. Necessary evil to live through famine

5.4.2. No food left

5.5. Lost in the woods

5.6. Kill a wicked person

5.6.1. Cannibal witch, Baba Yaga?

5.7. Inquisitive

5.8. Poor

6. 1500's setting ideas

6.1. On the Road

6.1.1. Children are sent away to avoid getting the plauge The run into a kindly old man who takes them in for the evening Man is a witch, who tries to kill them Man is not a witch, but a gingerbread man

6.2. Characters Inolved

6.2.1. Old man/woman

6.2.2. Siblings Brother/Sister Brothers Sisters

6.2.3. Parents Mother Step Mother Father

6.3. Town/City

6.3.1. Children are street urchins Brother lured in by apothecary, with the hope of work/food? Supporting sister Sister has to go save brother from the wicked apothecary