Charles Perrault's Little Red Riding Hood: Summary & Analysis


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How does Charles Perrault's ''Little Red Riding Hood'' differ in its ending from traditional tellings of the story?

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1. What focus does Perrault place on Red Riding Hood in ''Little Red Riding Hood'' that other versions of the tale do not?

2. What detail that Perrault is credited with introducing into the story of ''Little Red Riding Hood'' could have symbolized sin or impurity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study materials will assess how much you know about Charles Perrault's Little Red Riding Hood. Quiz questions will cover key topics like the story's ending and the author's focus on Red Riding Hood.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Impurity in the story
  • The original audience for this version
  • Moral lesson from the text

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Charles Perrault's Little Red Riding Hood
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the original audience for this story and one detail that expresses sin or impurity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a moral lesson associated with the end of the story

Additional Learning

Be sure to check out the corresponding lesson to learn more about this version of the famous fairy tale. The lesson named Charles Perrault's Little Red Riding Hood: Summary & Analysis will go over these topics:

  • Variations of this fairy tale
  • The beginning of the story and a girl's encounter with a wolf
  • Plot of the story and analysis of its overtones