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Fun Facts about Little Red Riding Hood:
– In Charles Perrault’s version, Little Red Riding Hood gets into bed with the wolf before he devours her. She doesn’t escape.
– The French title of Perrault’s story is ‘Le Petit Chaperon Rouge’.
– In earlier versions from rural France and Italy, there was no red hood and the wolf was actually a werewolf.
– Far Eastern folklore has its own version of Little Red Riding Hood called Grand Aunt Tiger or Tiger Grandma.
– By the time the Brothers Grimm tackled the tale in the 19th century, the red hood had become a cap and the huntsman who saved the day was introduced.
– The story of Little Red Riding Hood was dated back in the tenth century where the fairy tale had been written by various authors.
– Charles Perrault and Brothers Grimm wrote the most popular versions of Little Red Riding Hood.
– Italo Calvino wrote a version of this famous tale in Italian Folktales collection under the title La finta nonna (False Grandmother).
– The original story of Little Red Riding Hood has been altered over the years due to the various readings, adaptations and retellings.
– In some older versions (before 15 century) of Red Riding Hood we have a father in the role of the rescuer.
– It was Charles Perrault who painted the girl’s hood in red color.
– The color of Red Riding Hood’s cap in versions before Perrault is not always mentioned. But if it is, it is gold.
– The Little Red Riding Hood story is among the most popular fairy tales in the world.
– This is a story about the never-ending fight between good and evil.
– Red Riding Hood is an old fairy tale, known in many different variations and each one of them can be interpreted in many different ways.
– The term ‘fairy tale’ or ‘conte de fée’ was coined by French writer Marie-Catherine d’Aulnoy in the late 17th century.
– Dolce & Gabanna was inspired by the story of Little Red Riding Hood for its fall-winter 2014 collection.
– A study, that examined more than 58 versions of the story, revealed that the oral version originated in the Middle East in the 1st century.
– In the classification system of folktales by Aarne Thompson, Little Red Riding Hood is placed at No.333.
– The story of Little Red Riding Hood is also retold in Cajun point of view in the “Petite Rouge Riding Hood”.
– In some versions of Little Red Riding Hood the heroine is bringing wine and cake to her grandmother.
– In the oral tale on which Perrault based his 1697 version, Le Petit Chaperon Rouge, the wolf is a werewolf.
– The Little Red Riding Hood was a popular story told as a lesson for women in the king’s court to stay celibate until marriage.