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  Rapunzel. Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm. 1909-14. Household Tales. The Harvard Classics
Rapunzel had magnificent long hair, fine as spun gold, and when she heard the voice of the enchantress she unfastened her braided tresses, wound them round one of the hooks of the window above, and then the hair fell twenty ells down, and the enchantress climbed up by it.
Rapunzel is lost to thee; thou wilt never see her more.” The King’s son was beside himself with pain, and in his despair he leapt down from the tower.
Rapunzel, Campanula rapunculus (rampion), a congener of the common harebell.
www.bartleby.com /17/2/6.html   (1155 words)

  
 Rapunzel
Rapunzel had magnificent long hair, the color of gold, which was just long enough to reach from the window of the high, high tower all the way to the ground.
Rapunzel, at first, was terrified, but soon lost her fear of this man who told her how he had heard her song, and how his heart had been so stirred by it that he'd had no rest since that moment when he first heard her voice.
Even as Rapunzel had been weaving the ladder, her body had also changed so that her dress didn't fit her as it had once had, which is the way it is when a woman is expecting a child.
www.ink.imagedjinn.com /rapunzel.htm   (2546 words)

  
 Rapunzel
Rapunzel was very obnoxious, she ran around, jumped, and walked on her hands.
The next time the boy went to her, Rapunzel told him it might be his last visit.
Rapunzel left the boy a note but not me. This made me a little uncomfortable and angry.
www.hlnd.wnyric.org /faculty/agossart/rapunzel.htm   (323 words)

  
 Grimm 012: Rapunzel
It was Rapunzel, who was passing the time by singing with her sweet voice.
At first Rapunzel was terribly frightened when a man such as she had never seen before came in to her.
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's Rapunzel: a comparison of the versions of 1812 and 1857.
www.pitt.edu /~dash/grimm012.html   (1391 words)

  
 Rapunzel by the Grimm Brothers: A comparison of the versions of 1812 and 1857
This Rapunzel became the most beautiful child under the sun, but when she was twelve years old, the fairy locked her in a high tower that had neither a door nor a stairway, but only a tiny little window at the very top.
At first Rapunzel was frightened, but soon she came to like the young king so well that she arranged for him to come every day and be pulled up.
At the obvious end of the scale, the naive Rapunzel's revelation to her guardian that her clothes no longer fit (because she is pregnant) was deleted, as was the statement that "she gave birth to twins," although the revised version does mention the twins at the story's end.
www.pitt.edu /~dash/grimm012a.html   (2459 words)

  
 Grimms Fairy Tales - Rapunzel
The enchantress remarked nothing of this, until once rapunzel said to her, tell me, dame gothel, how it happens that you are so much heavier for me to draw up than the young king's son - he is with me in a moment.
I thought I had separated you from all the world, and yet you have deceived me. In her anger she clutched rapunzel's beautiful tresses, wrapped them twice round her left hand, seized a pair of scissors with the right, and snip, snap, they were cut off, and the lovely braids lay on the ground.
On the same day that she cast out rapunzel, however, the enchantress fastened the braids of hair, which she had cut off, to the hook of the window, and when the king's son came and cried, rapunzel, rapunzel, let down your hair, she let the hair down.
www.familymanagement.com /literacy/grimms/grimms09.html   (1414 words)

  
 Rapunzel
At first Rapunzel was terribly frightened when a man, such as her eyes had never yet beheld, came to her.
Then Rapunzel lost her fear, and when he asked her if she would take him for her husband, and she saw that he was young and handsome, she thought, he will love me more than old dame gothel does.
In her anger she clutched Rapunzel's beautiful tresses, wrapped them twice round her left hand, seized a pair of scissors with the right, and snip, snap, they were cut off, and the lovely braids lay on the ground.
www.fln.vcu.edu /grimm/rapunzel_e.html   (1381 words)

  
 Rapunzel by Kim
Rapunzel was the most gorgeous child under the sun; deep blue eyes, a cute squishy nose, and rosy cheeks.
In her wrath she seized Rapunzel's beautiful leg hair, wound it round and round her left hand, and then grasping a pair of scissors in her right, snip snap, off it came, and the beautiful plaits lay on the ground.
And, worse than this, she was so hard-hearted that she took Rapunzel to a lonely desert place, and there left him to live in loneliness and misery.
www.geocities.com /kimdagreat/rapunzel.html   (1490 words)

  
 Hairrific.com.rapunzel
Her husband was frightened by this so he climbed the garden wall and snatched a bunch of Rapunzels and gave them to his wife to eat.
Each day the sorceress would visit Rapunzel with food and water and yell to her, "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair." Rapunzel would lower her golden locks from the window, and the sorceress would climb up the braids to the tower.
Rapunzel told her of the prince and how in love she was with him.
www.hairrific.com /rapunzel.htm   (468 words)

  
 Rapunzel
Rapunzel also turned out to be a powerful sorceress, though she hid the extent of her power from the fairy, whom she felt might become jealous.
Rapunzel peeked her head out of her window, and found herself looking at the most handsome young man she had ever seen (not that she had seen too many, having been locked up in a tower most of her life).
Rapunzel's sister did not care for any interruptions either, but she was curious to know who came calling at her sister's window.
members.tripod.com /~QueenMoon/rapunzel.html   (3468 words)

  
 Grimm's Fairy Tales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He asks for mercy, and the enchantress gives him some rapunzel to take home on the condition that the child his wife is pregnant with be surrendered to her at birth.
When Rapunzel reaches her twelfth year, the enchantress shuts her away into a tower in the middle of the wood.
Rapunzel grew into a beautiful child, the most beautiful girl in this particular tale, and was raised in luxurious but protected isolation, cloistered in the manner of aristocratic females in medieval and early modern Europe.
www.du.edu /~mcarlson/comp3705/grimm/rapunzel_css.htm   (710 words)

  
 Refined Ladies: Guinevere, Rapunzel, Scarlett, and Dulcinea
Rapunzel, who initially was most uncharacteristically displeased by the arrival of a third sister, Scarlett, has become Scarlett's best friend and confidante, almost always ready to join her little sister for an energetic frolic around the living room and a good ear-washing session and gabfest.
Rapunzel and Scarlett also like to engage in friendly race competitions, generally in the wee hours of the morning.
Also noted for her sleuthing abilities, Rapunzel is always ready to investigate strange phenomena; she prefers to avoid criminal cases, however, as she finds it almost impossible to be suspicious of anyone.
www.refinedladies.com /rapunzel.html   (348 words)

  
 Rapunzel's Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It was Rapunzel in her loneliness trying to while away the time by letting her sweet voice ring out into the wood.
In her wrath she seized Rapunzel's beautiful hair, wound it round and round her left hand, and then grasping a pair of scissors in her right, snip snap, off it came, and the beautiful plaits lay on the ground.
And, worse than this, she was so hard-hearted that she took Rapunzel to a lonely desert place, and there left her to live in loneliness and misery.
www.rapunzelsdelight.com /stories/rapunzel(2).htm   (1280 words)

  
 Strange Horizons Fiction: Rapunzel Dreams of Knives, by Beth Adele Long
Rapunzel's hair falls from the tower window to the ground, a thick braid the color of freshly turned earth, with hints of copper and gold.
Rapunzel's rational mind identifies the creature as a Girl—human, female, probably not far advanced from her own age.
Rapunzel feels the palms, the soft smooth skin of those palms, she feels the satin-smooth palms slide over her own skin.
www.strangehorizons.com /2005/20051017/0rapunzel-f.shtml   (2249 words)

  
 WHI Kid's Zone Bedtime Stories: Rapunzel
Rapunzel grew to be so beautiful that the witch decided no one else must ever see her.
When the witch came to visit, she called, "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair." Then the girl threw her long braid out the window, and the witch climbed it to the top of the tower.
At first Rapunzel was frightened, as she had never before seen a man. But the prince told her how he had been drawn to her sweet voice and asked her to marry him.
www.yesicankids.gov /bedtime/rapunzel.html   (725 words)

  
 Hair: The fairy tale, Rapunzel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
On the day Rapunzel was born, she was snatched by a witch.
When she was 13 years old, the old witch brought the girl to a looming tower without no windows and doors; nothing, but a small opening at the very top of the tower peeked out.
Rapunzel continued growing in youth and beauty through the years; but one day, a prince, who passed the tower, heard a wondrous, musical voice.
library.thinkquest.org /26829/text-only_2-rapunzel_e.htm   (274 words)

  
 Rapunzel's Mustache : Micro-Fiction by Christine Boyka Kluge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rapunzel lowers his Fu Manchu mustache toward the waggling fingers of the prince.
From the perspective of the tower window, the prince is a pink pearl balanced on an overstuffed velvet pillow.
It is not passion that tugs so fiercely on Rapunzel's upper lip, but another form of desire.
www.pifmagazine.com /SID/267   (434 words)

  
 Rapunzel Lettuce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rapunzel Lettuce is the German translation for Lamb's Lettuce, Lambs-quarter, Field Salad or Maché, a small, sweet and luscious leafy green that grows well in the Fall and Winter and can survive frost and snow.
The Rapunzel backstory in Koori volumes 8 and 9 is based on the German fairy tale "Rapunzel" (obviously).
The Japanese phrase glossed "Rapunzel" at the beginning of her version of the Rapunzel fairy tale is ちしゃの実;, "chisha no mi" or "chisha fruit/produce ".
home.comcast.net /~stanaquil/rapunzel/lettuce.htm   (264 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Rapunzel: Books: Lynn Roberts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rapunzel's awful Aunt Esme keeps her locked on the top floor of an abandoned apartment building.
Rapunzel lives in a decrepit apartment building with her evil Aunt Esme (a vicious school lunch worker), who must climb Rapunzel's braid because the elevator is broken.
The prince is a local rock star, who after discovering Rapunzel, secretly spends happy afternoons with her, listening to albums.
www.amazon.ca /Rapunzel-Lynn-Roberts/dp/184458156X   (566 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Rapunzel (Caldecott Medal Book): Books: Paul O. Zelinsky,Brothers Grimm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Here, Rapunzel's reddish-blonde mane is thick with waves and braids, and cascades like a waterfall down the walls of her isolation tower.
Zelinsky doesn't shy away from the fact that Rapunzel is pregnant when the witch learns of her illicit relations, though he does legitimize the girl's newfound glow with a hasty "marriage" of the prince to Rapunzel in her tower.
The fact that Rapunzel was given away by her pregnancy is much more realistic than by a moment of forgetfulness; she'd know better than to do that with the sorceress around.
www.amazon.com /Rapunzel-Caldecott-Medal-Book-Zelinsky/dp/0525456074   (1785 words)

  
 RAPUNZEL NATURKOST AG
Today, RAPUNZEL NATURKOST AG, based in Legau/ Allgäu, is one of the leading producers, manufacturers and distributors of organic foods.
RAPUNZEL products can be found throughout Germany in over 2,000 wholefood and health food shops.
RAPUNZEL obtain organic raw materials from over 30 countries around the world for their wide range of over 400 products.
www.rapunzel.de /uk   (193 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Rapunzel: Books: Barbara Rogasky,Jacob Grimm,Wilhelm Grimm,Trina Schart Hyman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rapunzel is an innocent, barefooted beauty with "long blonde hair, as thick and glowing as sunlight or beaten gold." This version of Rapunzel is retold by Barbara Rogasky, who also collaborated with Hyman on The Golem, The Water of Life, and an illustrated collection of poetry for children, Winter Poems.
Rapunzel and her lover are portrayed as clear-eyed yet star-crossed lovers, not as cardboard fairy tale inhabitants.
Rapunzel gazes at her with rapt adoration, while the witch returns the look with benevolent affection.
www.amazon.com /Rapunzel-Barbara-Rogasky/dp/0823404544   (1605 words)

  
 Rapunzel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The wife, at long last pregnant, noticed some rapunzel (or, in some versions [[1]] of the story, radishes), planted in the garden and longed after it to the point of death.
An influence on Grimm's Rapunzel was Petrosinella or Parsley, written by Giambattista Basile in his collection of fairy tales in 1634, Lo cunto de li cunti (The Story of Stories), or "Pentamerone".
Rapunzel is a character in the comic book series Fables in which her forays into the mundane world are strictly limited to 25 minutes at a time and no more than 2 hours at the most a day so that people will not notice her fast growing hair.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rapunzel   (1416 words)

  
 booksforchildren
However, Rapunzel is commonly thought to have originated as a German folktale simply because the Grimms printed in their book that it was "undoubtedly derived from an oral tale." Zelinsky also explains that for his retelling, he has pulled from all three versions.
Now it appears to be a mother's attempt to protect her child from the real world and to prevent her from growing up.
He has chosen to set the story in Italy, possibly its country of origin, and to paint in the style of the Renaissance, which was also born in Italy.
www.clemson.edu /booksforchildren/Rapunzel.htm   (464 words)

  
 Briana's Playroom - Fairy Tales - Rapunzel
planted with the most beautiful rampion (rapunzel), and it looked so fresh and green that she longed for it, and had the greatest desire to eat some.
Rapunzel had magnificent long hair, and when she heard the voice of the enchantress she unfastened her braided tresses, wound them round one of the hooks of the window above, and then the hair fell twenty ells down, and the enchantress climbed up by it.
Rapunzel is lost to you; you will never see her again.' The king's son was beside himself with pain, and in his despair he leapt down from the tower.
members.tripod.com /ah_coo/rapunzel.htm   (1033 words)

  
 Rapunzel's Goat Milk Soap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rapunzel's Delight Goat Milk Soap is handmade from saponified vegetable shortening, pure olive, canola and vitamin E enriched safflower oils, in a goat's milk base, with a touch of honey and vegetable glycerin.
Rapunzel's Delight Goat Milk Soap is made without animal tallow (rendered fat), synthetic colorings or fragrances and petroleum ingredients.
Rapunzel's soap is mild and hypoallergenic and is 100% natural, made from food grade ingredients.
www.rapunzelsdelight.com /store/goat_milk_soap.htm   (344 words)

  
 Rapunzel and other stories of beautiful hair
Rapunzel gives to the hero her hair as a rope, to find his way while performing his heroic deed, which, as the tale explicitly says, is to reach her.
In Rapunzel’s tale, the female phallic monster is represented by the enchantress.
The enchantress “In her anger she clutched Rapunzel's beautiful tresses, wrapped them twice round her left hand, seized a pair of scissors with the right, and snip, snap, they were cut off, and the lovely braids lay on the ground”.
www.geocities.com /psychohistory2001/Rapunzel.html   (3722 words)

  
 Short Stories: Rapunzel by Brothers Grimm
When the woman was brought to bed, the enchantress appeared at once, gave the child the name of Rapunzel, and took it away with her.
When she was twelve years old, the enchantress shut her into a tower in the middle of a forest.
The king's son was beside himself with pain, and in his despair he leapt down from the tower.
www.eastoftheweb.com /short-stories/UBooks/Rapu.shtml   (1221 words)

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