Sanya Andersen-Vie - Friday, January 24, 2014
- In both versions, Cinderella’s mother passes away and her father remarries
- In Stevenson’s version, the fairy godmother was once a beggar woman who Cinderella had given bread to
- In Disney’s version, Cinderella’s mice friends had sewn her a pink
dress for the ball before it got destroyed by her evil stepsisters
- In Stevenson’s version, the fairy godmother turns Cinderella’s
kitchen into a forest, complete with dragonflies, whereas in Disney’s
version Cinderella meets her fairy godmother outside under a tree
- In both versions, the fairy godmother gives Cinderella a pair of glass slippers and turns her rags into a gown
- In both versions, the fairy godmother turns a pumpkin into a magical coach
- In Disney’s version, the mice get turned into horses, whereas in Stevenson’s version four lizards are turned into the horses
- In both versions, Cinderella leaves behind one of her glass slippers while rushing out of the ball at midnight
- In Stevenson’s version, the prince comes to Cinderella’s house to
try to find the owner of the glass slipper, and as Cinderella sits down
to try it on her second slipper falls out of her pocket, which is when
the prince realizes it was her at the ball and asks for her hand in
- In Disney’s version, when Cinderella goes to try on the glass
slipper presented only by the Duke, her evil stepmother trips the Duke
causing the glass slipper to fall and shatter. Cinderella then pulls the
second slipper out of her apron and proves to the Duke that it fits.
Cinderella and the mice are then taken by the Duke to the castle where
the prince awaits.
- In both versions, Cinderella’s evil stepsisters both try forcing the
glass slipper on before Cinderella gets to, proving that their feet
were way too big to fit.
- In Stevenson’s version, Cinderella ends up forgiving her stepmother
and stepsisters for their cruelty to her, whereas Disney’s version
doesn’t mention what happens to them after.
- In both versions, Cinderella and the prince live happily ever after!
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