“Cinderella” and Literary Theory

Is there more to the fairy tale "Cinderella" than at first meets the eye?  Could it represent something deeper than a girl's universal quest to find love and her soul mate?  Some of my Grade 12 University students think so. It was presentation day today in my senior English class on what could questionably be a dull topic: literary theory; however, it was anything but boring.  One of the groups who were presenting on Marxist Literary Theory, which is, in a nutshell, about seeing literature … [Read more...]