Beauty and the Beast. Outline. Introduction Part I. The authors Part II. The story Part III. Adaptations Conclusion References. Introduction. Beauty and the Beast is a French story written by Mme de Villeneuve in 1740.
The ogre Shrek is forced by Lord Farquaad to rescue Princess Fiona from a dragon for Farquaad to marry. Along the way, Shrek befriends a talking Donkey, and falls in love with Fiona