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Suddenly, the wolf stopped the girl and asked her, “Where are you going little girl?” she answered, “I’m going to my grandmother’s house.” The wolf smiled a maliciously and continued his way alone. When she left, the wolf went to Sara’s grandmother’s house very quickly, as he already know where her grandmother’s house was. While continuing with her journey, the little girl was silently wondering “If my mom finds out that I talked to a stranger, what would she do?” On the other side, the wolf kidnapped the grandmother and sat on her bed as the grandmother used to. After some time, the little girl arrived and went to her grandmother’s bed and saw the wolf posing as her. Without realizing that it was the wolf, the little girl enquired, “Why do you look so strange and tired?” Suddenly, the wolf woke up and jumped on the little girl. She managed to escape from him and ran while screaming so loudly asking for help from the neighbors. Fortunately, there was a farmer who heard her screaming while he was crossing the road and ran to her rescue. He killed the wolf and saved both the little girl’s and the grandmother’s lives. When Sara returned to her home, her mother told her, “If you had listened to my advice, that wouldn’t have happened.” After that experience, the little sweet girl learned that she should always listen to adults’ advices without arguing with them because they have more experience than the children
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This story, in various different versions, was told in various European countries, with French peasants telling the story as early as the 14th century. However, these were all oral accounts. The earliest known printed version of the story was also based on French tradition and published in a book by Charles Perrault in the late 17th century.
The wolf is unable to eat the little girl at that juncture due to which, he asks her about her destination. The little girl in her innocence informs him about her grandma’s home where he reaches and eats his grandma’s before her arrival. Later on posing to be her grandma’s he also eats the little girl (Perrault, 2006).
Sometimes, they turn out to be didactic and they often are thus, reactionary. Important in the maintenance of the status quo in matters regarding the political arrangement of a country and gender, these stories have generated great interest in many generations as a result of the magnetism of the plot of the tale.
The author has put forward a subtle and mocking criticism of the mainstream social discourse that created a story of the kind of Little Red Riding Hood. Virtues that were seen as adorable and appropriate in a girl, or a woman, like obedience and keeping oneself to safe paths, have been thrown away by the Riding Hood of Dahl.
A lot has been said about Little Red Riding and many authors mainly with the same moral teaching to the female gender have rewritten this fairy tale. This is because of their vulnerability to the society. Most of the fairy tales were meant to promote an upright culture within the society.
As she walks through the forest, she falls prey to her own desires and talks to a completely stranger wolf even though she has been strictly warned against it. She goes as far as telling him everything related to her journey including the