[A Tale of Werewolf] The Gray Wolf by George MacDonald (Fantasy-Legend Audiobook)
Red Riding Hood
Hemyock Village Pantomime this week.
The colour version of this shot posted at the request of the cast.
(Village hall rehearsals, no Flash, power saving light bulbs. Not Excellent, but if it was easy there would be no enjoyable !!).
"Little Red Riding Hood", also known as "Little Red Cap" or simply "Red Riding Hood", is a French and later European fairy tale about a young girl and a Large Bad Wolf. The story has been changed considerably in its history and subject to several contemporary adaptations and readings. The story was first published by Charles Perrault.
The origins of the Tiny Red Riding Hood story can be traced to versions from various European nations and more than likely preceding the 17th century, of which numerous exist, some drastically distinct from the at present known, Grimms-inspired version. It was told by French peasants in the 10th century. In Italy, the Small Red Riding Hood was told by peasants in 14th century, exactly where a quantity of versions exist, including La finta nonna (The False Grandmother). It has also been called "The Story of Grandmother". It is also possible that this early tale has roots in extremely related Oriental tales (e.g. "Grandaunt Tiger").
These early variations of the tale differ from the at present recognized version in several ways. The antagonist is not usually a wolf, but at times an ogre or a ‘bzou’ (werewolf), producing these tales relevant to the werewolf-trials (similar to witch trials) of the time (e.g. the trial of Peter Stumpp). The wolf normally leaves the grandmother’s blood and meat for the girl to eat, who then unwittingly cannibalizes her own grandmother. In addition, the wolf was also recognized to ask her to remove her clothes and toss it into the fire. In some versions, the wolf eats the girl right after she gets into bed with him, and the story ends there. In other individuals, she sees by means of his disguise and tries to escape, complaining to her "grandmother" that she wants to defecate and would not wish to do so in the bed. The wolf reluctantly lets her go, tied to a piece of string so she does not get away. Nonetheless, the girl slips the string more than some thing else and runs off.
In these stories she escapes with no assist from any male or older female figure, instead making use of her personal cunning. At times, although a lot more hardly ever, the red hood is even non-existent.
By Neil. Moralee on 2013-ten-24 20:03:52
The world is a quite pretty place. Beauty sits above almost everything, with colors, lights, and magic everywhere. On best of this, human’s have produced an even a lot more best world, less beautiful, but more orderly. But this is all just 1 aspect of reality. When you get beyond the beauty, you see a savagery, a powerful and undeniable nature to the globe which is nonetheless… appealing, but is not the easy perfection that we see all about us.
The werewolf is a creature of the inherent chaos in the planet. It is a human, but one particular that has gone back, back beyond even the days of the caveman. The werewolf is an instinctual creature, one particular that runs with the pack simply because it feels proper to do so.
This can lead to unsafe consequences. We can’t overlook that in history, the werewolf is a monster, an enemy, a creature to be feared and killed. And yet we can realize them according to a distinct light. We can see inside the notion of the werewolf, the notion of our personal primal spirit.
We are animals, bound by our personal sensibilities. Just beyond civilization is a mad crazy world of passion and power. This strange universe exists within every single of us it is our heritage, the nature that drives us on.
We can see this most clearly in art, which truly makes the werewolf an expression of the human situation. As individuals we are controlled in every circumstance. We have to restrain ourselves, hold on to the primitive passions which construct up in us. But, this require has to be expressed. Art enables us to let the beast run free of charge without having obtaining to be concerned about damage and trouble. It is catharsis for the beast within.
When you watch or study about these creatures, never merely accept them as evil. Instead understand the portion of them that exists within you. Learn, develop, and become much better, by utilizing this cathartic agent, to let your own spirit to roam the world, at least in this restricted form.
This write-up was written by Jim Slate, a man who has written on a very broad series of topics. This certain report was been written for http://www.RolePages.com – a werewolf part playing neighborhood where you can sign up as anything that you can imagine, and can participate in expansive multiplayer ongoing storylines.