The Witch Must Die: the Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales: The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales

The Witch Must Die: the Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales: The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales

by Sheldon Cashdan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0465008968

ISBN-13: 9780465008964

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Basic Books


In The Witch Must Die, Sheldon Cashdan explores how fairy tales help children deal with psychological conflicts by projecting their own internal struggles between good and evil onto the battles enacted by the characters in the stories. Not since Bettelheim's The Uses of Enchantment has the underlying significance of fantasy and fairy tales been so insightfully and…  See more details below

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In The Witch Must Die, Sheldon Cashdan explores how fairy tales help children deal with psychological conflicts by projecting their own internal struggles between good and evil onto the battles enacted by the characters in the stories. Not since Bettelheim's The Uses of Enchantment has the underlying significance of fantasy and fairy tales been so insightfully and entertainingly mined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465008964
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Pages:
283
Sales rank:
477,537
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 7.92(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile:
1150L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Once Upon a Time1
2The Witch Within: The Sleeping Beauties21
3Vanity: Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall39
4Gluttony: Where Bread Crumbs Lead63
5Envy: If the Slipper Fits ...85
6Objects That Love107
7Deceit: Spinning Tales, Weaving Lies129
8Lust: A Tail of the Sea151
9Greed: The Beanstalk's Bounty173
10Sloth: Geppetto's Dream195
11Inside Oz: Off to See the Wizard217
12Once Upon a Future239
App. IUsing Fairy Tales259
App. IIFinding Fairy Tales273
Index277

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