Rapunzel: History and Lore


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Jul 24 2020 26 mins   5

We all grew up hearing the story of Rapunzel, the beautiful young maiden with long, golden hair, locked away in a tower until her prince came along. But the roots of the story, as with most fairy tales, are darker and even a bit bizarre. Was Rapunzel inspired by something historical? And what is the story really trying to say?
 
Perhaps, Rapunzel isn’t the innocent princess we once imagined her to be…

Promo: Nothing Ever Happens in Canada

Music by Kevin MacLeod and Epidemic Sound (paid licenses).

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