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Studying Rapunzel - Chapter Summary
Take a look at this convenient online literature chapter to review the fairy tale Rapunzel. Each lesson uses concise definitions and memorable explanations to examine literary topics pertaining to the story's plot, characters and themes. You'll be able to work through the chapter at your own pace and supplement your understanding of the fairy tale with the included self-assessment quizzes. If you have any questions about the story and its literary elements, you can easily reach out to our instructors online. When you're finished working through these lessons and quizzes, you'll be able to:
- Explain the history of Rapunzel
- Evaluate the fairy tale's setting and characters
- Summarize the story and analyze its themes
1. Rapunzel: Summary & History
Rapunzel is locked away in a tower with no means to escape by a witch who visits her by climbing her long hair. In this lesson, we will summarize and review the history of the fairy tale 'Rapunzel' as retold by the Brothers Grimm.
2. Rapunzel Characters
A beautiful girl is taken from her parents and locked away in a tower until a handsome prince saves her. In this lesson, we will analyze the characters from ''Rapunzel'' as told by the Brothers Grimm.
3. Rapunzel Setting
In this lesson, we will examine the settings from the fairytale 'Rapunzel' by the Brothers Grimm. In this story, a young girl is taken from her parents and locked in a tower by a witch.
4. Rapunzel: Themes & Analysis
In ''Rapunzel'' as told by the Brothers Grimm, Rapunzel's parents give her to a witch in exchange for salad. There must be a lesson in this somewhere. Let's examine the morals and themes of this fairy tale.
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