Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper
by Marcia Brown (trans.)
Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper is about morality and imagination . The genre of the story is Mythology/folktale, the setting is Historical and Fantasy, and the heritage is European.
Though she is mistreated by her step family Cinderella wins the heart of a handsome prince at a ball with the help of her fairy godmother.
Moral reasoning in the story focuses on self concern and concern for relationships.
The theme of the story is When things seem difficult, keep doing the right thing.
There is stereotyped male sex role, stereotyped female sex role, and stereotyped age differences in the story.
- Altruism/Unselfish care for others
- Hard work
- Excludes others
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.