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Fairy Tales

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From the weird and wacky to the blissful and romantic, fairy tales, with their knights in shining armor, princesses, dragons, witches and other such creatures, are woven into our imaginations as children and they never quite leave. Questions about both the original and regional versions, as well as the animated and Disney versions of fairy tales, can be asked and answered here.
Things may look nice on the outside but can be mean on the inside AnswerDon't eat apples from strangers. Greed and Jealousy are not the answer
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I think it seems kind of depressing. I suppose it is a story about being content with who you are and what you have talent or ability for. However, it seems harsh (like a lot of fairy tales) that you don't have the chance to learn from your mistakes. It also seems somewhat bizarre that they came up …
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he decides to get better after he throws a huge temper tantrum
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A legend is similar to a myth but it has at least a little fact in it. But a myth is make believe which has no fact or no supporting information. We must not think that they are the same. Mythology: In the 21st Century, we often refer to ancient Mythology (Greek, Roman, Norse, etc.) as total fiction…
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Baba Yaga is a traditional fairy tale witch. Glinda the Good Witch, The Wicked Witch of the West, and The Wicked Witch of the East from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz come from twentieth century literature. Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty and Ursula from The Little Mermaid are twentieth century Disney…
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No, there is no frog repellant if you don't count very toxic or reactive substances that are seriously bad for you and most other living things as well (such as bleach). If you want to stop frogs climbing on glass, a thin coating of olive oil makes it too slippery for them to climb. Frogs like moist…
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When standing at sea level, the distance to the horizon in miles is approximately the square root of one-and-a-half the person's height in feet. For example, if a person was six feet tall, the horizon would be about three miles away. The higher above sea level you are, the further away the horizon…
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Yes, there are... I guess...I'm a Brazilian but can't recall if there are any specific Brazilian fairytales, but there are many kinds of beliefs and stories. I wouldn't know if they could be classified as fairytales. Fairytales often involve royalty, and modern versions usually have a happy ending. …
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My 6 year old daughter has just told me that the tooth fairy lives at the North Pole. She works with Santa Clause and the Easter Bunny, so they all live together there. However, I also saw another website today indicating that the Tooth Fairy lives in St. Louis. Acully the tooth fairy lives about ni…
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changes in political system do not affect private life of citicens
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Inside people's heads. See link for several histories. I think most of the stories come from the British Isles, like England, Ireland, and Scotland
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The credits just list her as Fairy Godmother. In ABC's Once Upon A Time, she is referred to as The Blue Fairy.
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1400 by the abdullahi sheikh nur who has gor a psp 1400 by the abdullahi sheikh nur who has gor a psp 1400 by the abdullahi sheikh nur who has gor a psp the brothers grim!
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The beginning of the Earthquake is the conflict. Some may say it is the turning of the electric fence
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Prince Charming
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The 1945 Decca record of Walt Disney's Cinderella is a classic soundtrack. It sells online for around 10 dollars apiece, depending on quality.
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Revolting Rhimesno one saved her the lumberjack killed him in the original version.
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if you want to know if they stole from you i would one ask them first and if you cant get a strait look in they eye and a complete no thent ehy would generally be lyingif this doesnt work. when they arn't around snoop for the position they have aprently stolen form you
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Find a stud using a stud finder. You can buy them at the hardware store. Drive a nail and then hang the mirror off it.
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There are several reasons, including: Because they parody and deconstruct cliched fairy tale conventions and tropes, people who might find fairy tales tiresome or ridiculous may find a fractured fairy tale more entertaining. They give new life to stories that have been told in more or less the same …
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Answer If you mean the body of literature in English that we call fairy tales and folktales, I'd say Jack. It's almost a synonym for "Everyman." This answer is based on decades of reading and rereading the stories and not on any research. When there is a prince in the tale, he is usually just…
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ThumbelinaBased from the 1994 film, A Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale. Once upon a time, there was a widow that longed for a child to call her own. One day, she went to a fairy and told her that she wanted a child of her own. So the fairy put a flower seed in the widow's hand and told her to …
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Named Pirates from Peter Pan Captain James Hook Smee "Gentleman" Starkey Ed Teynte Bill Jukes Cecco Cookson Noodler Skylights Alf Mason Black Pirate Robert Mullins George Scourie Charles Turely Foggerty
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The original author is unknown. It's an old folktale that has been retold many times in many ways.
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the usual opening line of fairy tales is the "once upon a time"
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Answer Fairy Tales are a form of fictional short story. However, they are set apart because most of them were based on tales passed down through oral tradition (folklore). They usually have some sort of moral (unlike many modern short stories), and have fantastic elements (such as fairies) in the…
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Never go off alone without your parents, never talk to strangers, and never go into a stranger's house, even if they are old ladies and are half blind.
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frogs evolved from more lizard-shaped amphibians, most likely during the Triassic, more than 200 million years ago. Triadobatrachus is a fossil of what is clearly a frog that lived 240 to 245 million years ago in Madagascar. all other frogs are believed to have evolved from this animal or its close…
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Courage- He defeats the giant who, upon entering finds out by the giantess (according to The Red Fairy Book, or "a plain looking woman" according to what we may call the "standard story of Kack and the Beanstalk" which I found in The Children's Book: A Collections of the Best and Most Famous Stories…
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Grow up, change, look this up yourself.
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Cinderella's last name was "Tremaine". She doesn't have one.
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Traditionally, Rumpelstiltskin is seen as the villain as he wants to take the heroine's baby away from her. However, in some modern interpretations, the king who locks the girl in the room and threatens to kill her father if she fails to spin the straw into gold is considered the villain, while Rum…
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Folktale-Is a traditional narrative, usually anonymous, handed down orally. Myth-Is a traditional sacred story, typically revolving around the activities of gods and heroes, which purports to explain a natural phenomenon or cultural practice. Fairytale-Is a fanciful tale of legendary deeds and mag…
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The mayor was greedy. People of Hamlin were also greedy. So they did not compel the mayor to pay the pied piper.
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Tinkerbell's friends are Silvermist, Vidia, Rosetta, Iridessa and Fawn who are all different talents.
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Snow White
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Answer The story is basically true in as much as the people and the events actually occurred as told. The producers do take some liberal license with the details for dramatization. Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths stuck to their story until 1982 when they admitted they had faked all but one of …
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The tale was written at the close of the seventeenth century by Charles Perrault (1628-1703), a retired civil servant and member of the Acadmie franaise. (Wikipedia) For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (Wikipedia) indicated dir…
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Fairy tales are basically short fantasy stories and there is no rule saying that they're just for kids. Although there seems to be more of a tendency for kids to read or have them read to them.
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You are a doodyball
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Answer 20 years... For Rip Van Winkle was old and gray, And twenty summers had passed away-- Yes, twenty winters of snow and frost etc...
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He has to wish upon a star. "To become a real boy you must first prove yourself brave, truthful, and unselfish." From Pinocchio After he wishes upon a star the blue fairy comes and grants his wish.
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he invented mickey mouse and has a one o the most famous theme parks named after him
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You can produce a book of folk tales, mythology and legends and copyright the book. You cannot copyright the story itself, only your version of it.
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Only sometimes but normally she only uses her hand and her wings
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In mythological terms, a troll is a monster commonly portrayed as being green in color, wearing gray cloaks, and carrying a wooden club. They live in forests (often under bridges), and commonly guard certain objects. On the internet, a troll is someone who likes to annoy people, simply to annoy the…
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They like sweet foods like cake, sugary snacks, and honey. They also like very sweet alcoholic drinks. If you cant attract them, find them. You can see them through "seeing stones" rocks with natural holes. Most likely they will not be in cities, so try the country side. Fairies like night-blooming …
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Answer: 1,000 Think about that - She made up a thousand tales to please the Sheik. Well, not exactly. The normal answer is 1001 nights but actually there is no set number. Over time the amount of nights has been expanded, as how the number of stories told. Stories were spread over a few nights…
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Rip Van Winkle is the title character of a short story in 1819. He fell asleep in the Catskill Mountains and did not wake up for decades.
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Answer The LS has heated seat controls located between the seats right under the arm rest. When you look inside both cars you can plainly see the difference because the L does not have the controls located there. They both have the same engine. Th bigger engine was available in the GS model wit…
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well some are true and some are not some are myths and some actually happen just depends who is telling the truth
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Thumbelina and Tom Thumb
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the world tallest man now lives in ukrain. ::Sultan Kösen, The current record holder, is from Turkey.::
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Yes, but you might want to see what morals they have before you decide to enact that moral in your own life Additional view I fully agree on the above. I just like to add that if you are keen to know the morals per religion teachings, it is easier to get them from the relevant holy books and proph…
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He had an infection of some sort.
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i dont no it is a hard qeastion
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Rip van Winkle is portrayed as an old man with a very long beard. This appearance indicates that he had slept for 20 years, aging but not experiencing the passage of time.
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The Disney version has true love, and jealousy.
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In the Disney version Sleeping Beauty's name is Aurora, but when her godmothers hide her, they give her the new name Briar Rose to protect her identity. She was modelled on Audrey Hepburn and voiced by Mary Costa. Her name is Talia in the oldest published version of the story, Sun, Moon and Talia, …
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Lady Tremaine, though her first name is Christell
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The folk tale about the Yeti from the Tibetan culture. It is said that the Yeti was a dangerous creature that lived in the Himalayas. It is also seen as an ape like creature that few people have seen.
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first of all we need to know What is transparent? Transparent is transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity. For example clear glass, water, clear plastic, Acrylic sheet, light, air... that's all I can think of so far.
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A lesson that Rapunzel thought is that things will happen if it's destined to happen and people just have to wait for it. This also thought to not to steal.
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Wikipedia's entry "Diamonds and Toads" says that it is called "Toads and Diamonds" in The Blue Fairy Book, one of 12 fairy tale books put together by Andrew Lang and published between 1889 and 1910. The Blue Fairy Book attributes "Toads and Diamonds" to French author Charles Perrault (1628 -- 1703).…
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All of them are stories passed down from generation to generation, either orally or through the written word.Fairy tales are now stories intended for children, involving adventure and some kind of magical element. They are in vague settings, like "Once upon a time" or "in a far-away kingdom". Cinder…
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Tinkerbell was created in the movie peter pan
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(The last answer was BS buddy. I pray you didn't believe it.)Evolution is a scientific THEORY just like the THEORY of gravity. They are common facts to most scientists and biology, paternity tests, and so on depend on these same principals such as mutation and genetic variation. I am a christian so …
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Fairy tales don't need last names, so she doesn't have one.
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It is a nonsense phrase from Jack and the Bean Stalk.
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Washington Irving wrote the tale called Rip Van Winkle.
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The brothers Grimm were not writers. They were compilers. They complied a collection of fairy tales. Some of the best known are probably Snow White, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, and The Giant and the Tailor. There are around 200 others.
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Myths are usually older; Fairytales also tend to be more Western in origin.
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Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901 - December 15, 1966) The Walt disneyanimated film Cinderella had a limited release on February 15, 1950. I6 years before his death.
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If you Traveled 76 miles straight up from the ground, in the eyes of NASA you would have indeed reached outer space. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outer_space#boundary However, The American Spy Plane Lockhead U-2, Travels at super high altitude's, to stay above radar detection. "Because of the hi…
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Tinker Bell is a Spoiled Pixie, She lives in a place called Pixie Hollow. She knows Peter Pan and the lost boys. Tinker Bell's friends are Iridessa, Rosetta, Silvermist and Fawn. She is a Tinker Talent Fairy. she makes pots and pans. she also makes bowls to hold the flower paint to hold the paint th…
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Because large numbers of society today are romanticists. Romanticism is an art style focusing on idealized situations and glorification of life. Love and marriage are the most idealized subjects, probably because true love and perfect marriage are very hard to find, also because that is the easiest …
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Rip Van Winkle slept for 20 years.
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I can't say I know for sure. Perhaps it's easier if we look at the mistakes made by the characters. I'll try: The miller lied to the king, just so he would seem special and important.The girl lost her head and promised something without realising the implications of her promise, just to save herself…
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No. A nursery rhyme is a short verse that is often quoted to children. Example: Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the kings horses and all the kings men, Could not put Humpty Dumpty together again. A fairy tale is a fantasy story. In modern times they are geared …
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The Pleiades star cluster is 440 light years from us. 440 light years is 2.58653992 × 1015 miles or 4.1626325 × 1015 kilometres
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In Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga (or Baba Jaga) is a witch with beady eyes, stringy hair, and a long nose covered with warts. She lived somewhere in Russia inside a hut perched on chicken legs. The hut was surrounded by human skulls which Baba Yaga received by devouring people. She would fly through th…
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Answer 1A fairy tale is a story such as Snow White, Cinderella, Rumplestiltsken, etc. that has been told mostly for the benefit of children. One of the main qualities of most if not all fairy tales is that they always contain a lesson or a moral. Most of them also take extremely bad circumstances su…
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Ella. She was always covered in cinders from the fire, so her stepsisters called her "Cinder-Ella"
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A tall tale is a story about a larger-than-life character, either fictional or based on a real person who has exaggerated adventures and performs exaggerated feats of daring, strength, courage, and/or intelligence.
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It is someone who plays the pipes.
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The brothers Grimm were two German brothers who traveled across Germany collecting all of the fairy tales they heard and wrote them in a book so they wouldn't be forgotten.
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because he felt like it
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You can't talk to a fairy they aren't real.
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Yes because fairy tales are fiction and they aren't real. example- Cinderella's rags turned into a beautiful ball gown in the blink of an eye. That is a tall tale because you can not turn rags into a beautiful ball gown in the blink of an eye.
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Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm were German cultural researchers, linguists, authors, and philologists. They were folklorists who collected and published what became some of the most popular fairy tales. 'Hansel and Gretel,' 'Rumpelstiltskin,' and 'Snow White' are among their fairy tales.
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Though shall not eat other's porridge. ps if you do eat it bears will come eat you so just a sidenote
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A tall tale is a story that is greatly exaggerated over time. Another answer: It's a tale that is very hard to believe. My friends tell these all the time. Like, if you say, "My mom MADE me throw my favorite stuffed animal in the fire" it could happen, but is hard to believe.
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Maybe. To some people it is, while to others it isn't. Answer: In the actual wild, feral cats (wild cats) do exist in some places. Though they may not be in clans like the Warrior cats, they do exist. So it is a tall tale partly. Its listed as fiction thouh I'd say it kinda' is.
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One of Rip Van Winkle's character traits was that he was easy going. He was also quiet, he doesn't like hard work, he is also bossed around by his wife.
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Island of the Blue Dolphins is the book by Scott O'Dell
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