Fat Is Not A Fairy Tale Jane Yolen Analysis

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Fat is not a Fairytale”, by Jane Yolen, is an interesting poem showing informal diction. From a guys perspective it sounds like a fat girl trying to reach out and complain about the world not accepting her. It sounds like the author is jealous that all fairy tales are for the most part full of perfect skinny people. The author may be overweight and wishes society will except obesity as a great thing. Why did she pick fairytales to link obesity to? I believe its because children are the easiest target for obesity. Their minds can be persuaded a lot easier with the use of sugary and unhealthy snacks in combination with fairy tales. In the last stanza the author basically says she is looking for a new beginning. She reaches out

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