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Top Fantasy Post Series: Fairy Tale Fantasy

Yes, we’ve got another one of these posts on my top fantasy series! And yes I’m going to be gushing and ranting about fairy tales once again! If you’re tired of that, too bad, fairy tale retellings are what got this blog rolling in the first place haha. Dark Fairy Tale Queen series by Anita […]

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Discussion: Atlantis Retellings

Introduction: Explaining Atlantis The nation/city/island of Atlantis was used by Plato as an allegory in one of his works, and has since become incredibly popular and widely known. Though many of us have not read the original myth, most are familiar with the idea of Atlantis: a nation of great learning and pride that angered […]

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Fairy Tale Background: The Princess and the Pea

Tale’s Origins The original tale of “The Princess and the Pea” was by Hans Christian Andersen, renowned Danish writer most famous for his story “The Little Mermaid.” Andersen said he had heard this story as a child, but it is unknown in Danish folk tradition and is most likely based in an oral folk story […]

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Fairy Tale Backgrounds: Swan Lake

Introduction Swan Lake is a pretty iconic story in the breadth of fairy tales. It’s tricky, multi-faceted, and often adapted in strange ways. Most notably, Swan Lake is a famous ballet with well known musical scores and featured in almost any ballet scene or movie in some capacity. The costumes are easily recognizable, and the […]