Re: CHAT: Rapunzel (was: Rumpelstiltskin (was: milimpulaktasin))
|From:||Muke Tever <alrivera@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 3, 2001, 18:37|
From: "Mia Soderquist" <tuozine@...>
> Muke Tever wrote:
> > --only it wasn't Rapunzel that let down the hair, but the witch, who hadtied
> > the hair to a nail by the window. And when the prince was most of the wayup
> > the tower, the witch unfastened the hair and the prince fell to his death inthe
> > thorny hedge that may have surrounded the base of the tower.
> > Um, I seem to have taken a wrong turn somewhere... or is that really what
> > happened?
> In the version I remember, the prince falls and his eyes are
> gouged out when he lands in the thorns, so he wanders blind
> and miserable, until Rapunzel found him and her tears
> restore his sight and then they live happily ever after...
> or something like that.
Yes, that is familiar! The prince was blinded, and Rapunzel was sent to some
kind of distant wilderness and grieved. She *may* have given birth, and I think
doves were involved somewhere.
Here, on second thought... why waffle like this? Grimm's is old enough to be on
[Yes, there was a birth--twins... but no doves.]
and just for sake's sake: