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Writer Fuel: Where Did the Wicked Stepmother Trope Come From?

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What springs to mind when you picture a fairy tale? Maybe Cinderella sweeping the hearth in tattered rags; Hansel and Gretel trailing bread crumbs through a dark forest; or Snow White, her face deathly pale, lying motionless within a glass coffin. These images are burned into our collective consciousness. But besides sharing similar folklore roots … Read more