The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and other ancient unknown authors were writers of horror stories.
Children weren’t meant to be comforted by fairy tales. While Disney currently dominates the masses’ conception of most popular fairy tales, there are resourceful seekers who have found their origins and discovered just how unsettling many of these tales truly are. There are also innumerable fairy tales, fables, and miniature kid’s morality plays that remain largely obscure primarily for their evil, blood, and horror.
They sold their lovely hair to the sea witch in exchange for a dagger. The original version was quickly redacted, however, and the most commonly-known version is the one we still tell today.
There was also a last-ditch effort on the part of the young mermaid’s sisters to save her in the original version. ) was written by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve and first published in 1790.
On Tell a Fairy Tale Day, Crave will look at a few of your favorite fairy tales, and remind you of where they started.
was originally published in 1837 in Denmark by Hans Christian Andersen.
Her death allowed them to stay happily with their father.
So, no matter what, someone had to die so that the family could remain together. Whom do you think told these stories to the kiddies?