[DWJ] Feeling sorry for Penelope (was Fire and Hemlock Question)

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Mon Aug 21 21:12:50 EDT 2006

On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Elizabeth Bentley wrote:

> The recent retelling of Cinderella by Shirley Hughes has her
> refusing the Duke in favour of Buttons.

It strikes me that this is a development that's been inevitable ever
since Buttons was introduced to the story.

(The classic version of the tale doesn't have *any* men apart from the
Prince, does it? The fathers don't count.)

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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