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  • The Werewolf
    • Based on Little Red Riding Hood
    • Feminism
      • "But the child was strong"
      • "She made a great swipe at it with her father's hunting knife"
      • Lack of male/father figures
      • "shabby coat of sheepskin" rather than her red cape - makes her seem tougher instead of prettier, like most Gothic heroines
    • Survival
      • "WIld beasts in the forest"
      • "leg of pig hung up to cure"
      • "A string of dying mushrooms"
      • "Do not leave the path"
      • "Their houses are built of logs, dark and smoky within"
      • "No flowers grow there"
      • "Here, take your father's hunting knife; you know how to use it"
      • "any but a mountaineer's child would have died of fright at the sight of it"
      • "the wolf let out a gulp, almost a sob...wolves are less brave than they seem"
    • Bleak weather
      • "It is a northern country; they have cold weather, they have cold hearts. Cold; tempest".
    • Superstition
      • "the Devil is as real as you or I"
      • "TheDevil holds picnics in the graveyards and invites the witches"
      • "Wreaths of garlic on the doors keep out the vampires"
      • "A blue-eyed child born feet first on the night of St John's Eve will have second sight"
      • "oh, sinister!"
      • "red eyes and running, grizzled chops"
      • "But it was no longer a wolf's paw"
    • Fairy tale form
      • Quotation marks are omitted from some of the speech in order to replicate the oral tradition of fairy tales being passed down
      • "she prospered" instead of "happily ever after" to make it seem realistic


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