Tag Archives: Cinderella

Saving Princesses from the Marriage Plot

Long the target of feminist critiques, the princess story might have some progressive aspects.

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Cinderella vs. Jane Eyre in Soccer Final

In tomorrow’s World Cup finals, Japan is Cinderella going up against America’s Jane Eyre.

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Lives Impacted by Film, Part II

  Film Friday Last Friday I reported that Julia and I were on our way to a dinner with our film group and that we had an assignment: to come up with 3-5 films and explain how they had impacted our lives. The evening was a smashing success, and I recommend the idea to others. […]

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Which Fairy Tale Covers Essay Grading?

‘Tis the season to be grading, fa la la la la, la la la la.   Last week I treated you to my stories about student essays.  Today you get to hear thoughts on the subject from Jason Blake, our correspondent in Slovenia.  Jason here searches for an archetypal narrative that will do justice to […]

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