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Plot and Setting Elements in the Familiar Cinderella Story
Group Members: Yes/ If yes, what actually happens in your story? No If no, what happens in your story instead? Heroine is persecuted. Stepmother is cruel. Stepsisters are mean. Weak father doesn’t know about or is unable to stop bad treatment of heroine. Fairy godmother gives magical help. Objects and/or animals help magically. Heroine meets the prince. Prince immediately taken with the heroine’s beauty. The heroine forgets about the time limit on the magic. Heroine’s identity is tested. Prince marries the heroine. Cruel people change and become kind. Some of the action takes place in a castle. Some of the action takes place in a carriage. Some of the action takes place in an attic above a house. Permission is granted to educators to reproduce this worksheet for classroom use.