8 Fairy Tales And Their Not-So-Happy Endings

The Fairy Tale, James Sant (1820 - 1916)

The Fairy Tale, James Sant (1820 - 1916)

From the mentalfloss.com article:
You might have noticed from an earlier post that I’m a bit of a Disney buff. This is kind of out of character for me, to be honest, because I’m not a huge fan of happily ever after. I like movie endings that are unexpected. After doing a little research, though, I realized that maybe fairy tales and I are a perfect match: those Disney endings where the prince and the princess end up blissfully married don’t really happen in the original stories. To make sure kids go home happy, not horrified, Disney usually has to alter the endings. Read on for the original endings to a couple of Disney classics (and some more obscure tales).

Read the article here.

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