The Original Little Red Riding Hood is Darker Than you Think

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Little red riding hood finds her grandmother, who has been devoured by the wolf and is tricked into getting closer to him. The woodsman shows up before he can eat her and ends up killing the wolf. When we take this version and look back at all the previous iterations, we can see how many times a story can be changed.

an age-old story helps us understand the different audiences this story has appealed to and why they were written the way they were.