Download e-book for kindle: Dragons, Ogres, and Blackbirds: Fairytales With Heroines by Maureen Evelyn Cote

By Maureen Evelyn Cote

This whimsical choice of fairytales explores a wide-range of dilemmas that confront girls from adolescence to outdated age. The heroines of those fairytales face betrayals that diversity from romantic unhappiness to parental betrayal to societal intrigue, yet they live on their ordeals in keeping with a mixture in their personal spunk in addition to the ethical help of kindred spirits. The fairytales illustrate the stratagems in which the heroines withstand the manipulations of domineering people. The manipulations are expressed metaphorically as pigs, ogres, spiders, blackbirds, and dragons. The heroines' patience in protecting the integrity in their hearts is assisted by means of fairy godmothers, magic wands and mirrors in addition to by way of beneficial woodsmen, smithies, and princes.

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