Modern Rapunzels; Women Archetypes from FairyTales to everyday Life

“WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE: RAPUNZEL”
For horse thieving, kidnapping, jailbreaking, and using her hair in a manner other than nature intended!{?}
REWARD.
Shannon Hale, Rapunzel’s Revenge

Photo by Kseniya Kopna on Pexels.com

Would you love her?
If her hair fell free
Locks sway on her shoulder
The wind catches them boldly
Sunlight will invade them
Brown blaze of strands
If you could see them play
Confining her forlorn face
Would run your fingers slowly?
If she sets them free
If she let them flow
A Rapunzel is what you need?
A glance at that entangled mane
Would be enough to drive you insane?

Photo by Anastasiia Shevchenko on Pexels.com
Photo by Nataliya Vaitkevich on Pexels.com

Resources, Related Articles & Further Readings

Iranian women are cutting off their hair to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini

Reviving ‘Rapunzel’ for women of our time

Fairytale Theory and Explorations of Gender Stereotypes in Post-1970s Rapunzel Adaptations

One response to “Modern Rapunzels; Women Archetypes from FairyTales to everyday Life”

  1. Reblogged this on johncoyote and commented:
    Amazing artwork and poetry. Please read and enjoy.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: