“Teaching Symbolism in ‘Little Red Riding Hood’

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In this paper I argue that understanding fairy tales entails something akin to a flip of the mind, which may yield an engrossing classroom experience as we (students and instructor) follow Little Red Riding Hood into the forest of symbols.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNew Approaches to Teaching Folk and Fairy Tales
EditorsChrista Jones, Claudia Schwabe
Place of PublicationUtah
PublisherUtah State University Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781607324805
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Fairytales
  • Symbolism
  • Perrault
  • Grimm
  • Initiation
  • Blood
  • Metaphor


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