Cinderella is a story which has won the hearts of many people because the main character, Cinderella, manages to change her life despite of her cruel stepmother and jealous stepsisters.
The story also shows the power of forgiveness because Cinderella has never wanted the revenge. She forgave her sisters for everything.
Type of work: a fairytale
Time: a long time ago
Setting: Cinderella’s house and the prince’s castle
Cinderella lived happily with her mother and father until her mother’s death. Her father remarried. That woman was cruel and cold and her two daughters were not as nice and pretty as Cinderella.
She was doing all the work in the house and she was helping her stepsisters. They sisters wore beautiful clothes and Cinderella only rags. Her father was afraid of his wife and he didn’t say anything. When he died, her stepmother turned Cinderella into a servant. After a hard day, she often sat near a fireplace, so they called her Cinderella.
In the castle, the king decided to have a party because he wanted to marry his son. He invited all eligible maiden to the ball. While Cinderella’s sisters were preparing for the ball, she was sad because she didn’t have beautiful dresses and she was very dirty.
On the day of the party, Cinderella was very sad. Her fairy godmother came to her and used her magic. She turned a pumpkin into a carriage and 6 mice into horses. Lizards became servants.
Fairy godmother gave her a dress and told Cinderella that she had to be back before midnight because the spell will end at that time.
When Cinderella came to the ball, the prince noticed her right away. He asked her to dance with him. Her sisters didn’t know who she was. Cinderella left before midnight. She told her fairy godmother everything about the ball and she also wanted to go to another party at the castle the next day. When her stepsisters came back home, they were talking about one gorgeous girl who they had seen in the castle.
The next day the fairy godmother helped her again because her stepsister didn’t want to borrow Cinderella her dress. But, Cinderella was enjoying herself on the ball so she completely forgot about godmother’s words. At midnight she started to run, but she lost her shoe. The prince took it and wanted to find her. They started a search because the prince said that he would marry that girl.