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ODU ENGL 126C - “Little Snow-White” and “Snow Glass Apples”

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Kayla Greene Professor Henton English 102-08 February 7,2020 “Little Snow-White” and “Snow Glass Apples” In “Little Snow White” by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm the wicked Queen doesn't want Snow White’s heart she wants Snow White’s lungs and liver but the hunter brings a boar's intestines for her to consume instead of Snow White’s, so she boils them and eats them thinking they’re Snow White's. The symbol of the sacrifice in both Little Snow white and Snow Glass Apples are different but have the same purpose of the sacrifice for the Queen. In “Snow Glass Apples” the main character Snow White is viewed as a springboard to tell the story from the evil Queen’s perspective as “Her eyes were black as coal, black as her hair; her lips were redder than blood. She looked up at me and smiled. Her teeth seemed sharp, even then, in the lamplight”. In “Snow Glass Apples” The blonde haired Queen appears to be in red clothing or showing symbolism in the pinkness of her skin by giving herself beauty even when it turns winter she radiates warmth. The Queen moves through the story in dark blues and black counterpoints about Snow Whites description in her own words. In “Little Snow White” her description is being displayed by the narrator's point of view as "lips red as the rose, hair black as ebony, and skin white as snow", he describes her most notable features, being her rosy red lips and rosy cheeks, and both her hair and skin color. In “Snow Glass Apples'' the Queen describes the King as “His beard was red-bronze in the morning light, and I knew him, not as a king, for I knew nothing of kings then, but as my love.” and in “Little Snow White” The narrator does not describe the King's description and talks very rarely of him. In “Snow Glass Apples” it touches bases on the symbols of the snow and apples and their relevance in the story about the similarities between “LIttle Snow White” version shows the themes of necrophilia and incest and the role that feminism plays about Queen. In “SnowGlass Apples”and “ Little Snow White” the plot in each story is the poison apples being disguised as real fruit and the belief the Queen held about Snow White being dead in the


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