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Twisty Fairy Tales
•What are the most common variations of fairy tales that are told today that everyone knows?
•Fairy Tales are a big part of history. They are one of the few stories that people are able to recite without text.
•Variations of the originals can also be passed down throughout history and can be the version that is the most well known.
Well, hello there! My name is Cinderella. You may know me from my famous fairy tale or maybe you know me best from the Disney film.
Why do you think the Disney film is the most well known version? Does anyone know of the original Grimm Fairy Tale version?
Did you know that the Disney film is the most well known version of my story? My original story was not very appropriate for young children as it was very graphic.
What is it called when someone's writings, art, or songs are changed and reworked to create something new but still has similar properties to the original? Why is this not considered a copyright violation?
I am also Cinderella, but my story takes place in high school and the ball i attended was my Homecoming dance. My story has changed a lot to have it make sense in modern times.
Media that is parodied nowadays are usually fairy tales that writers or directors give a twist to the media to make it more interesting to the audience. • What are some new parodies of fairy tales that have released within the last 15 years? •What are some of the interesting twists being used in the story? •Characteristics? •What kinds of twists would you use?
Now it's your turn! Create a new twist on a original fairy tale and create a new story gives a nod of recognition to the original without violating the Copyright law.
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