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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What activity causes the Queen to die?
2. The youngest sibling may be portrayed as what?
3. In the story who is the wolf's basic enemy?
4. This child may also be the one who does what?
5. According to this section of the text, some cultures have done what to fairy tales?
Essay Topic 1
Explain the process of altering and simplifying fairy tales. Who decided the standard by which the fairy tales should be changed? What were the moral and psychological requirements?
Essay Topic 2
There is a great deal of information provided regarding the Oedipus Complex. Discuss the indications of this psychological issue as it applies to girls, boys, and parents. Discuss the length of the phase and if a child ever "grows out" of it. Also compare and contrast the opinions of Freud, Jung and Bettelheim regarding the topic. State your opinion on the work and beliefs of each man.
Essay Topic 3
Study Charles Perrault's version of "Little Red Cap" with the version of "Little Red Riding Hood" made most popular by the Brothers Grimm. Examine how the cultural differences and societal values changed the basic impact of the story. Also examine the two different endings. How does each impact a child on a psychological level? Which is the most beneficial for a child's development? Cite references from psychological journals to back up your opinion.
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