What is the narrative in Roald Dahl's "Cinderella"?
A narrative is a story or plotline. In Dahl's poem, he retells the Cinderella fairytale to make it scarier or more "gory," saying that the story that has come down to us is sanitized and "sappy" to keep children "happy."
In Dahl's version, Cinderella is locked in a basement with rats as her stepsisters go to the ball. When her magic fairy appears, this more assertive...
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