Tales of empowerment

    How do the Grimm Brothers Little Red Cap, Angela Carters The Company of Wolves, And Tanith Lees Wolfland function as differing tales of empowerment? You may take into consideration Charles Perraults Little Red Riding Hood as well, but this is not required. Who (or what) is empowered in each tale? How?

    Your essay must include a discussion of the titles, the first sentences, and the final sentences of all three tales!

    In developing your analysis, you may wish to consider some (or all) of the following:

    Pedagogical agenda of each tale
    Structure and tone of each tale
    Language of each tale
    Gender roles in each tale
    The role of nature in each tale

    Essay length: 1500-1750 words total: approximately 5 pages, typed, double-spaced, 11- or 12-point font, margins 1.25 inches (300-350 words per page, 1500-1750 words total). Do not use wide margins, large headers, or large font to fill up space! We will look at word counts, rather than number of pages, to determine essay length.

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