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Windows on the World told through fairy tale type #510 Window gazing can provide awareness about: Storytelling, Cultural Distinctions, and Art making Disciplines. With regard to fairy tale type #510 What is tale type #510?
With regard to fairy tale type #510
Folklorists categorize tales by types and motifsand assign numbers accordingly. Tale type #510 is the oldest and most widely circulated tale of transformation, originating in 850 A.D. China with Yeh-hsein. Disney’s iconic Cinderella (appropriated from Charles Perrault’s French tale) is the most recognizable #510 story in the United States.
students variants which are simultaneously
familiar yet reflective of distinct cultural
heritages and inherent power blocs.
Standard criterion for tale type #510 (subtype A) includes the following: A young girl is ill treated by family members. She experiences this mistreatment during a time of menial service at home or abroad. Benevolent forces assist in her transformation. She meets 'the prince'. She is identified by a variety of means such as a special shoe, a ring that is hidden in food, or an ability to accomplish a difficult task. Finally, she marries the prince. Tale type #510 rarely includes fairy godmothers, pumpkins, and/or mice.
privilege/power, sexuality and/or spirituality.
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-the family portrait on the wall,
-the perspective and positioning of the dressing table
(enabling the viewer to see the items on the table top),
-the wigs set w/ rollers,
-the difference in flesh tone of each woman (beyond the facial
-positioning of each of the characters,
-the choice of fabrics used for costumes among the
-the use of the lamp.
Students might notice how the fabric is draped and/or what difficulties might arise when figures have moving parts.
How is the castle depicted through the window?
Facial- particularly the gaze-
Hands- what do the gestures suggest, in this and other windows?
fairy godmother in casting a spell.
Students may notice how the blending of costume and set fills out a story board with details that may enhance the fantasy…
I extend an invitation to students and faculty alike to consider puppetry
asan art form to examine the depth of possibilities within tale type #510.
It is my extreme pleasure to invite your students:
for a wide variety of tale type #510 tales to select from; the stories span the globe,
to dramatize through puppetry,
4. -to choose a style of puppetry to dramatize their selected tale (it need not
match the identified cultural context- rather it should be a style that the
student wants to explore.)
To Have a Blast!!!!!!!!
the URL is http://www.copa-puppets.
For example, the tale type #510 can be traced to 850 AD China. Two styles of traditional Chinese puppetry are below: a) marionette b) rod puppet
This rod puppet has animated eyes
This marionette with paper mâche mask
is based upon the style/techniques used by
the Peking Opera.
source for Shadow puppets. Puppet below from Bali
Often the main character in a tale type #510 story is assisted by benevolent forces of nature; frequently animals who represent the soul of a lost parent. Below are examples of animal puppets.
1939 G.E. production, Mrs. Cinderella at the Worlds Fair.
to post them.
Very best to all…
Kate Loague- firstname.lastname@example.org