The final guest post from Dr. Rudy’s 394r Applied English class is from Shana Pickett. We hope you enjoy this one and the others that preceded it!
Mysterious murders, man-eating monsters, and magic spells.
Damsels in distress, demons, and dashing dudes. Read more... “The Brothers Winchester: Supernatural as a Modern American Fairy Tale Collection”
Sarah Thompson brings us the guest post this week from the Winter 2017 Applied English class. Enjoy!
The CW’s critical darling, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, was recently renewed for a third season despite being the least viewed network television show two years in a row. Read more... “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: The Fairy Tale Inspired Show You Should Be Watching”
Nearly half of the data points in our FTTV database come from animated shows or specials, including the oldest entries in our database, the 1922 animated short “Cinderella” (video) and “Three Little Pigs” from 1933 (video). Read more... “The ‘Why’ of Fairy Tales and Animation”
Once more, here is a guest post from Dr Rudy’s 394r Applied English class, this time from Cortlyn Mckay.
In contrast to many fairy tale adaptations being made today, the TV show Once Upon a Time begins with the happily ever after: the pilot episode opens with Prince Charming kissing Snow White, awakening her from her sleeping curse. Read more... “Once Upon a Time and the Fairy Tale Stereotype”