The Lesson Fairy Tales Taught Me

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In the procedure of growing up, the fairy tales played a very important role in my life. I always think that childhood is too short for people to prepare for growing up. Even your parents can’t teach you all the things they’ve ever learned, so I have to admit that most of the life lessons I was taught by the fairy tale. And even now, I’m already an adult. And I’ve already realized what “real life” is, but to be honest I never blame the fairy tale which makes me believe how wonderful life is. Because all the lessons that fairy tales taught me still benefit me for life. And there are three fairy tales I would like to discuss about: The theme of The Little Mermaid, the character of Snow White, ...view middle of the document...

Second, the character of Snow White is really interesting to me because in this story the number of the characters is about 10! When people heard about Snow White, they must associate with The Seven Dwarfs, it just like people heard Cinderella and they will associate with The Fairy Godmother. But the reason why the character of Snow White is more special is because most of the time when children read a book which contains a lot of characters they will be confused and feel boring, but Snow White not only successfully get children’s attention, and also it makes children remember each of the dwarfs easily. And readers can know that each of the dwarfs’ names actually symbolize a character, i.e. Bashful, Sleepy, Sneezy, Dopey, Grumpy and Happy. Although the original version of Snow White, those dwarfs were never be named anyway, but I really think the Disney version of Snow White is incredible. And, besides the successful skill that Disney had made children reamember all of the character, I’ve also learned a lesson from this story that everyone has their own characteristic, we have to learn to accept the differences between us and although we may have some differences but we still can make a friend.

Furthermore, the setting of Peter Pan is really interesting to me because although many of the fairy tales contain magical elements, but in Peter Pan it actually creates a fictional world in the story. The most incredible part of the story is not only because it creates a fictional world, but in the story it shows that this fictional world, “Neverland”, actually connects the real...

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