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by Anne Sexton

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

The origins of "Cinderella" might trace as far back as a story from the first century BC, in which a prince goes searching for a princess armed only with her shoe. (Source.)

Anne Sexton worked for a time as a fashion model in Boston. (Source.)

The Disney version of "Cinderella" is based on the French version of the tale by Charles Perrault, not the German version by the Grimms (hence the much less bloody outcome and the stronger-willed main character). (Source.)

There's an entire Brothers Grimm museum in Germany. (Source.)

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