Tag: RedRidinghood

The Work of an Interactive Fictionist

I was looking for something new, something different to create my next blog on and I went to the I <3 E-poetry site like I always do but instead of clicking on children’s literature, I chose to look through I <3 E-poetry games.  I was scrolling through and decided to pick one of Donna Leishman’s interactive fiction works. It is…

Creative Project: Skin

For the creative project, I used Scratch to create a digital poem animation titled Skin. Very much influenced by RedRidinghood, I wanted to experiment with another fairytale, and the influence of control. That last bit bears explaining. In Skin each scene is accessed by reader input, a star appears, the user clicks it, the next scene runs all its lines…

Donna Leishman did an excellent job of doing a modern twist to the childhood story, Little Red Riding Hood. As another student stated before there were a lot of sexual references in the RedRidingHood such as having the wolf symbolize a sexual predator and by having Red become pregnant. I thought Leishman was very clever in the way that whether…

Little Red Riding Hood and Sexual Awakening

     The Grimm’s brothers are thought to have originally wrote Little Red Riding Hood with parts like Red going to grandma’s and being asked to do things like take off her clothes and burn them, which has long been cut out of the fairy tale. Many people argue that the red cloak symbolizes Red as becoming a woman and losing her virginity. The…

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