Around the World With Cinderella
What do you know about Cinderella? Maybe Disney’s iconic blonde-haired, blue eyed princess? Maybe you’ve read the Brothers Grimm version from 1800’s Germany. But did you know that Cinderella’s story appears are around the world in many different cultures?
The story of Cinderella is one of the most well-known ever written. With its universal theme of good triumphing over evil, there have been hundreds of variations of this myth that appears in folktales in almost every culture around the world. In China Cinderella is “Yen-Shen”, in Egypt she is
“Rhodopis”, “The Rough-Face Girl” to the Algonquin nation of North America, “Nyasha” to the people of South Africa.
While many may be staying close to home this summer, readers can go anywhere using their imagination! So let’s travel around the world with Cinderella and visit different places and cultures!
Join Ms.Trisha and Ms.Jill each week as we travel the world with Cinderella.
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