Little Red Riding Hood
by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Little Red Riding Hood is about morality |. The genre of the story is Mythology/folktale, the setting is Historical, and the heritage is European.
Little Red Riding Hood meets a wolf on her way to her grandmother?s house. After finding out where she is going, the wolf runs ahead to eat grandmother and await the girl. When she arrives, the wolf eats her too, but luckily a hunter comes and kills the wolf to free Little Red and her grandmother
Moral reasoning in the story focuses on self concern, concern for relationships, and concern for law and order.
The theme of the story is Obey your parents.
There is stereotyped age differences in the story.
- Altruism/Unselfish care for others
- Ruthless/Do anything to get your way
- Unreflective/Don't think of consequences of actions
The 4 Component Model
- Ethical Sensitivity - Evidence of concern for others and awareness of the consequences of one's actions.
- Ethical Judgment - Shows characters deliberating about ethical choices.
- Ethical Focus - Addresses the ethical demand in the situation, prioritizing moral goals and responsibilities over selfish interests.
- Ethical Action - Has a character who takes several steps to reach a moral goal and perseveres to complete the ethical action.