How Fairytales Have Impact On Healing
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Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folk lore to more modern
stories defined as literary fairy tales
''Bedtime stories are supposed to soothe children and send them off to sleep
Why fairy tales are important for children?
And 52 per cent of the parents said Cinderella didn't send a good message to their children as
it portrays a young woman doing housework all day
Story about a young girl doing all the housework was outdated.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
the term dwarves was found to be inappropriate
Parents were worried about the focus on a young girl being kidnapped.
- Deemed unsuitable by parents who have to explain a young girl's grandmother has been eaten by a wolf.
Sends the wrong messages about stealing
''As adults we can see the innocence in fairytales, but a five year old with an over active imagination could take things too
“Despite the dark nature of classic fairytales, as we see in GRIMM, good will triumph over evil and there is always a moral to the story.''
Hansel and Gretel - Details two kids abandoned in the forest and likely to scare young children
- Deemed too 'unrealistic'.