Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

May 29, 2012

Reflections on faerie tales ...


Mineral Wells Index

By SUE SEIBERT | sue_seibert@att.net

“Spieglein, Spieglein, an der Wand / Wer ist die Schönste im ganzen Land?” or “Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”

Have you noticed a media movement toward producing more entertainment based on faerie tales? It amazes me that so many adult-oriented media events, both television and movies, are centering around those lovable stories we grew up with. These movies and shows seem to be directed toward people of a “certain age” like me because, frankly, I don’t believe the many young parents of today are actually even reading faerie tales to their children … if they are reading to them at all, that is!

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