Fairy Tales, Morals, Little Red Riding Hood, Wolves

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“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” (Einstein). Fairy tales and shorts stories are made for the entertainment of those ones who read them or see them. Fairy tales teach kids to handle problems, thinking critically and lessons that may help them on their future life. Although they may be associated with little kids, even when they originally were meant for everyone; they’re used to entertain, teach culture and the most common, and teach a lesson or moral. These types of stories, whe can say all of them, have a lesson or moral to be learned or taught. Also they vary by version, so they won’t be the same even if it’s the same story altered a little bit. That’s sort of the case in the Little Red Riding Hood story by Charles Perrault. This one particularly has the moral specifically written at the end of the story. Which in short words is that we should not talk to strangers. But, we will develop that more later on. Let’s start by summarizing the story. One day, Red Riding Hood is sent by her mother, to the grandmother’s house on the next village. She sends butter and some cake, because the grandma was ill. On the way to her grandma’s house she meets a Wolf. He wanted to eat her., so he asks her where she’s going. She told him, and the wolf said that he would go too and see who arrived there first. Obviously, the wolf arrived first and cheated the grandma into believing that he was Red Riding Hood and he ate her. The Red Riding Hood arrived later and the girl “believed” it was her grandma. “The wolf, seeing her come in, said to her, hiding himself under the bedclothes, "Put the cake and the little pot of butter upon the stool, and come get into bed with me." Little Red Riding Hood took off her clothes and got into bed. She was greatly amazed to see how

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