Fairy tales: Faces Glimpsed in the Forest

Once upon a time, Jan took a look at some of the older tales which have been adapted into the children’s favourites we know today, and delves into their darker origins…

Many of us have grown up with the older versions of fairy tales, visceral stories that were handed down from generation to generation. I certainly recall the earlier folk tales, devouring each tale with zeal, especially those of the Brothers Grimm. The Brothers collected and revised an enormous number of oral and written narratives coveringΒ […]

via Fairy tales: Faces Glimpsed in the Forest β€” strangegoingsonintheshed


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8 Responses to Fairy tales: Faces Glimpsed in the Forest

  1. paulandruss says:

    The article chillingly captures the psychological darkness of the original fairy tales probably prompted by the vast forbidding forests surrounding the tiny villages, farms wherepeople huddled together against all sorts of threats both real and imagined

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  2. Kelly Evans says:

    Awesome post! I’m going thru a fairy tale phase, my library is looking good!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. janmalique says:

    Thank you very much for reblogging.:)

    Liked by 1 person

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