Date of Award
Honors Thesis (Colby Access Only)
Colby College. English Dept.
Through a structural comparative analysis of nine original tales of Cinderella, the Victorian novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, and the movie Pretty Woman, I will examine the pervasieness of the myth that a downtrodden heroine's only opportunity for happiness is to be legitimized by a prince.
fairy tale, popular, culture, marriage
Recommended CitationCronin, M. Beth, "Cinderella’s Legacy" (1993). Honors Theses. Paper 1062.
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