Proppian Anlysis of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’

Proppian Function : Plot Point

I: Little Red Riding Hood sets off through the woods to Grandma’s house.

II: Her mother tells her to stay on the path.

IV: The wolf stalks Little Red Riding Hood.

V: Little Red Riding Hood tells the wolf where she’s going.

VII: Little Red Riding Hood stops to pick flowers while the wolf heads to Grandma’s.

VIII: The wolf eats Grandma.

XII: The wolf deceives Little Red Riding Hood before eating her.

XVIII: The hunter cuts open the wolf and saves Little Red Riding Hood and Grandma.

XXX: The wolf is killed.

 

 

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