Snow White

snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarfs_00045072In the Disney classic snow white and the 7 dwarfs, snow white was a princess who was living with her step mother. After the death of Snow Whites parents her evil step mother took over the castle. Since snow white’s god mother feared snow white’s beauty she forced snow white to work as her slave and clean the house while she kept asking her magic mirror “who is the fairest one of all”. In the movie the magic mirror tells the queen that snow white is now the “fairest in the land” this leads the queen to be jealous and she quickly orders a huntsman to take snow white to a forest and kill her and demands him to bring back her heart as proof of the deed.

The huntsman’s quickly demands for snow white’s forgiveness and tells her to get away and not come back .In order to prove to the king he killed snow white he ends up killed a pig and brought her back a pigs heart. Lost and frightened and not knowing where she was going, Snow White managed to find her way to a small cottage in the wood thanks to the woodland creatures that were deep in the woods. When arriving the cottage she ends up finding 7 small wooden chairs in the dining room that belonged to the seven dwarfs (Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, and Dopey) who all worked at a nearby mine . While the dwarfs were at work , snow white was cleaning the cottage , than decided to sleep than to her surprise she found 7 dwarfs staring at her alongside of the bed. After a few days the Queen realizes that snow white is alive after she heard the mirror say that snow white is the fairest in the land.

So what the queen decides to do is use magic to disguise herself as an old person, she than creates a poisoned apple that will put whoever eats or takes a bite of the apple into the “sleeping death” . Queen explains how if Snow White will collapse into a magical sleep if she were to take even a single bite of the apple. The sleep can only be cured by the power of “love’s first kiss”. Once the Queen arrives she gives snow white the magic apple, snow white hesitantly accepts the apple and she instantly goes into the “sleeping death” mode. Once the Dwarfs arrive back home they witness snow white on the floor and realize the queen walking awake. The dwarfs took care of snow white while the animals chased the queen at the edge of the cliff till she fell of it. The dwarfs decided to place snow white in a glass coffin trimmed with gold in a clearing in the forest. After a few hours a prince who has met snow white and has fallen in love with her hears about the tragedy and decides to kiss her , which ends up breaking the spell and awakes snow white.

But the REAL story about Snow White is completely different

Snow-White-evil-queen-appleIn this version we see snow white’s mom pregnant and looking outside the window and watching the snow fall. Her mom was thinking in her head saying if she had a child and was white as snow, as red as blood, and as black as the wood of the window-frame she would name her child Snow White . When the mom gave birth she saw that this baby has the image she wanted there she named her child Snow White. Right after she gave birth to snow white she passed away. One year later Snow Whites dad found himself another wife. The only problem was that this new wife was proud and haughty, and she could not bear that anyone else could surpass her in beauty. She had a wonderful looking-glass, and when she stood in front of it and looked at herself in it, and always asked the same question, “Looking-glass, looking-glass, on the wall, Who in this land is the fairest of all?” and this mirror would always answer her back by saying “Thou, o queen, art the fairest of all.” . Just like in the Disney version the queen hated Snow white and decided to ask the huntsman to bring her to the forest and kill her and to prove that he killed her to bring her liver and lung as a token. Unlike in the Disney version he was just asked to bring her heart as a token of proof to the Queen. But since snow white managed to convince the huntsman to let her go without killing him he ended up seeing a young bear and he killed it and cut out its lung and liver and took them to the queen as proof that snow white was dead. He then brought it to the cook and made him salt them and the wicked queen ate them, and thought she had eaten the lung and liver of Snow White. As Snow White was running away she stumbled upon a little cottage, and decided to go in.

Everything in the cottage was small, but neater and cleaner than can be told. There was a table on which had a white cover, and seven little plates, and on each plate there was a little spoon with seven little knives and forks, and seven little mugs. Against the wall stood seven little beds side by side, and covered with a snow-white quilt. After all the running snow white was hungry and thirsty and decided to eat  some vegetables and bread from each of the dwarfs plates and drink  a drop of wine out of each mug. Since Snow White was tired she decided to go tap a nap , when she went and lie down on the bed ,but none of them suited her, one was too long, another too short, but at last she found that the seventh one was right, and so she remained in it, said a prayer and went to bed. When the Dwarfs arrived back home they were surprised to see that the stuff in their house were used. When they went in their rooms they saw Snow White and were all surprised to see here there in their bed. In order for Snow White to stay in the cottage they dwarfs told her she had to clean the house, and make food for them . When the Queen found out Snow White was still alive the queen thought of something to do, she painted her face, and dressed herself like an old peddler-woman, and no one could have known her. In this disguise she went over the seven mountains to the seven dwarfs, and knocked at the door. The queen was tried to sell her laces, so with no suspicion Snow White let her in the house so she can buy the laces, the queen tied up the laces on snow white so quickly that she couldn’t breathe and clasped on the floor as if she were dead. When the Queen arrived home and asked the mirror who was the pretty one, to her surprise he re-mentioned snow white. So the queen was so furious to see that Snow White was still alive that she decided to make a poisonous comb by the help of witchcraft. She then she disguised herself and took the shape of another old woman. So she went over the seven mountains to the seven dwarfs, and knocked at the door again , once again  Snow-white had no suspicion, and let the old woman in the house the old lady than proceeded in putting the comb in her hair than the poison in it took effect, and snow white  fell down senseless.

Once again the queen re asked the mirror the same question and was surprised to see snow white alive once again. Frustrated as she was she proceeded in making a very poisonous apple. Once the apple was ready she once again disguised herself but this time as a country women. Snow white refused to let the country girl in to give her the apple , but the country girl made a bet with her she told snow white that she will cut the apple in half and shell take the white part of the apple and snow white can take the red part of the apple.  Snow-white really wanted  the fine apple, and when she saw that the woman ate part of it she could resist no longer, and stretched out her hand and took the poisonous half. Once she bit into the apple she immediately clasped onto the floor. The kings son went to the dwarfs cottage and saw a letter saying snow white has died , when he went to see snow white in the coffin he told the dwarfs he wanted the coffin and will take good care of it and the dwarfs agreed to give it to her. While pushing the coffin down the hill , the kings son accidentally made the coffin hit a tree trunk and it made Snow Whites piece of apple that was stuck in her throat come out and she was alive again. Snow White decided to get married with the kings son , when the queen found out she didn’t know what to do anymore. At first she would not go to the wedding at all, but she decided to go to see the young Queen. Iron slippers had already been put upon the fire, and they were brought in with tongs, and set before her. Then she was forced to put on the red-hot shoes, and dance until she dropped down dead.

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