Princess and the Pea

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FC: by: Hannah and Allison | Princess and the Pea

1: Origination | -Written by Hans Christian Andersen

2: First published in 1835 | First published in 1835

3: Originally Danish, then was translated to German and English

4: Why it was written | Andersen had heard it when he was younger as a folk tale.

5: He published Princess and the Pea in his first collection of Fairy Tales Told for Children, based on the folk tales he heard as a child.

6: The princess had to use knowledge to pass the test to determine if she was a real princess. | Important Facts

7: Andersen preferred the idea of the princess' sensitivity being the reason she passed the pea test.

8: Impact on Society Today | Modern day books inspired by the original

9: Changed into modern day short stories

10: MUSIC Soundtrack created from the Broadway show.

11: A Broadway play, "Once Upon a Mattress," was based off of "Princess and the Pea."

12: Archetypes | The Queen Represents the Great Mother because she is looking out for her sons best interests. | The Great Mother

13: The Queen knows only a princess would be sensitive enough to feel the pea. | The Wise Old Man

14: Damsel in Distress | The princess is stuck in the rain and has nowhere to stay.

15: The Outcast | No one believes she is a real princess and she didn't look like one standing in the rain. She was alone.

16: Hero | The Prince

17: He lets the Princess come in and stay, and once he knows that she is a real Princess, he takes her as his wife.

18: Theme | Not everyone is who they seem to be.

19: Motif | Judging is very dominant in this story, It shows how wrong people can be.

20: Summary | A Prince was looking for a Princess to marry, but could never tell if they were real or not.

21: The Princess in this story was stranded in the rain outside the Prince's gate with nowhere to stay.

22: The Queen gives her bed to the Princess and laid a pea at the bottom to test if she was a real Princess or not.

23: The Princess woke up after a horrible night of sleep, and they realized she was a real princess due to her sensitivity to the pea.

24: The Prince took her as his wife, knowing she was a real Princess.

25: THE END

26: Works Cited Appleton, Honor C. Princess and the Pea . 1922. Fairy Tales . By Hans Christian Andersen. London : n.p., 1922. N. pag. Print. Bayes, A.W. Princess and the Pea. 1889. Stories for the Household . By Hans Christian Andersen. London : George Routledge & Sons, 1889. N. pag. Print. Broadway Musical Poster . N.d. allmusicals.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Feb. 2012. . DIsney. Once Upon A Mattress. N.d. disneydvd.com. DIney , n.d. Web. 3 Feb. 2012. . Dulac, Edmund. Princess and the Pea . 1911. The Snow Queen and other stories by Hans Anderson . By Hans Christian Andersen. London : Hodder & Stoughton , 1911. N. pag. Print. Ford, H. J. How To Tell A Ture Princess . 1894. The Yellow Fairy Book . By Andrew Lang. New York , 1894. N. pag. Print. Hans Christian Andersen . N.d. Rohinaa. Web. 8 Feb. 2012. . Heiner, Heidi Anne. “Princess and the Pea.” SurLaLune Fairy Tales . Heidi Anne Heiner, 28 Jan. 2012. Web. 3 Feb. 2012. .

27: Works Cited Appleton, Honor C. Princess and the Pea . 1922. Fairy Tales . By Hans Christian Andersen. London : n.p., 1922. N. pag. Print. Bayes, A.W. Princess and the Pea. 1889. Stories for the Household . By Hans Christian Andersen. London : George Routledge & Sons, 1889. N. pag. Print. Broadway Musical Poster . N.d. allmusicals.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Feb. 2012. . DIsney. Once Upon A Mattress. N.d. disneydvd.com. DIney , n.d. Web. 3 Feb. 2012. . Dulac, Edmund. Princess and the Pea . 1911. The Snow Queen and other stories by Hans Anderson . By Hans Christian Andersen. London : Hodder & Stoughton , 1911. N. pag. Print. Ford, H. J. How To Tell A Ture Princess . 1894. The Yellow Fairy Book . By Andrew Lang. New York , 1894. N. pag. Print. Hans Christian Andersen . N.d. Rohinaa. Web. 8 Feb. 2012. . Heiner, Heidi Anne. “Princess and the Pea.” SurLaLune Fairy Tales . Heidi Anne Heiner, 28 Jan. 2012. Web. 3 Feb. 2012. .

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