Elements of a Fairy Tale Story (Universal Lesson (focused on (coming of…
Elements of a Fairy Tale Story
Opening & Ending Line
"one upon a time"
"A long time ago"
"and they lived happily ever after"
Problem & Solution
focuses on a problem that must be solved
entire story revolves around the problem
"happily ever after" is derived from finding a solution to the problem
provide lessons on some sort of universal truth
coming of age
shows that the kind hero or heroine can win in the face of adversity and an evil villain
world where goodness prevail
Hero or Heroine
find themselves in unfair situation
dabbling in the dark arts