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The glass slipper

Eleanor Farjeon

The glass slipper

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Published by Goodchild in Wendover .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Oxford University Press, 1955.

StatementEleanor Farjeon ; from the play of the same name by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon ; illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.
ContributionsShepard, Ernest H. 1879-1976.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7
The Physical Object
Pagination177p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18435559M
ISBN 100903445824
OCLC/WorldCa60033986

At this Cinderella, smiling, replied: "She must, then, be very beautiful indeed; how happy you have been! Another moral: Without doubt it is a great advantage to have intelligence, courage, good breeding, and common sense. As a dancer I find the ballet dream sequences quite impressive and exciting to watch, but my one main problem with this film would have be casting Michael Wilding as a ballet dancer in the Princess Tehara dream sequence. Cinderella is very gentle and beautiful. Toquet arrives, bringing a pair of glass slippers and one of Cousin Loulou's fancy ballgowns, claiming she has "borrowed" it for Ella's use. They threw themselves at her feet to beg pardon for all the ill treatment they had made her undergo.

It is not meant to be taken too seriously- how can it be with Walter Pigeon's extremely dry narration? Cinderella is very gentle and beautiful. Because of that, although Henry and Rosalind had serious relationship issues, I had no way of knowing their relationship wasn't this rocky until the issues were resolved. She reached home, but quite out of breath, and in her nasty old clothes, having nothing left of all her finery but one of the little slippers, the mate to the one that she had dropped. The next day she returns to the spot, hoping to meet Mrs. An enchanting film from MGMs heyday

There was immediately a profound silence, they left off dancing, and the violins ceased to play, so attentive was everyone to contemplate the singular beauties of the unknown new-comer. Ella wakes up back home and is greeted by Mrs. It is a true gift of the fairies. The next day the two sisters were at the ball, and so was Cinderella, but dressed more magnificently than before.


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The glass slipper book

Only the younger sister, who was not so rude and uncivil as the older one, called her Cinderella. At the Ball, Ella is besieged by young men wanting to dance with her, but she refuses to speak to anyone, trying to reach the Palace kitchens to find Charles. The king's son was always by her, and never ceased his compliments and kind speeches to her.

Kovin, picking up on what he's overheard at the ball, hurriedly "explains" that Ella is an Egyptian princess. Indeed, she asked them the name of that princess; but they told her they did not know it, and that the king's son was very uneasy on her account and would give all the world to know who she was.

As soon as Cinderella gets home, her gown turns back to rags, the horse and the coachmen turn back to animals, but the glass slipper remain as is. Revised October 8, She was taken to the young prince, dressed as she was.

He had likewise, by another wife, a young daughter, but of unparalleled goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world. It makes a wonderful engagement gift.

The prince followed, but could not overtake her. Grmahood Fairly close to Stanford Hospital Staff were extremely helpful! Her godmother, who saw her all in tears, asked her what was the matter. At this Cinderella, smiling, replied: "She must, then, be very beautiful indeed; how happy you have been!

While Cinderella was thus amusing her sisters, she heard the clock strike eleven and three-quarters, whereupon she immediately made a courtesy to the company and hurried away as fast as she could. The finest princess was there, the most beautiful that mortal eyes have ever seen.

Having done this, she struck the pumpkin with her wand, and it was instantly turned into a fine coach, gilded all over with gold. The astonishment her two sisters were in was excessively great, but still abundantly greater when Cinderella pulled out of her pocket the other slipper, and put it on her foot.

The next day she returns to the spot, hoping to meet Mrs. The guards at the palace gate were asked if they had not seen a princess go out. Thank you-thank you-thank you and God bless you! Cinderella is always assigned to do all the chores around the house and also sleeps in the attic.

It is highly readable, humorous and chock full of good advice. Cinderella, who was no less good than beautiful, gave her two sisters lodgings in the palace, and that very same day matched them with two great lords of the court. Being at a loss for a coachman, Cinderella said, "I will go and see if there is not a rat in the rat trap that we can turn into a coachman.

He gave her his hand as she alighted from the coach, and led her into the hall, among all the company. They told her, yes, but that she hurried away immediately when it struck twelve, and with so much haste that she dropped one of her little glass slippers, the prettiest in the world, which the king's son had picked up; that he had done nothing but look at her all the time at the ball, and that most certainly he was very much in love with the beautiful person who owned the glass slipper.

She has also arranged for a coach to take Ella to the palace and warns her to leave by midnight so as not to inconvenience the coachman's other clients. I logically came to the conclusion that the overseer was planting a bomb somewhere on the station, although I assume that, in the future, such devices will likely be smaller than a cello.

Our young misses were also invited, for they cut a very grand figure among the quality. This done, she gave her a pair of glass slippers, the prettiest in the whole world. One of the things I liked was the fact that they dispense with much of the conventional magic known from the original fairy tale: the fairy godmother is given a name and personality- and portrayed as something of a neighborhood kook who loves funny words and steals for a living.- that is a quote from, and one of the main messages of Beyond the Glass Slipper.

Which is a fairly odd book, in terms of structure, as I simple expected it to be a collection of fairytales, as it states it is - but it's so much more than that - which is both good and bad, and I'll explain why/5.

Ultimately, Weisser shows that the narrative versions of the Glass Slipper should be taken as seriously as the Glass Ceiling as we see how these representations of romantic love are meant to inform women’s beliefs and goals. In this book, Weisser’s goal is not to shatter the Glass Slipper, but to see through it.

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