Question: What is Grimms darkest tale?

Snow White is a German fairy tale which paints a much darker story than the one we know. In Grimms original version, the evil queen turns out to be Cinderellas real mother who sends assassins to kill her and get her liver and lungs for her to eat, so she could become younger and fairer.

Why are Grimms fairy tales so grim?

Grimm Brothers fairy tales, in their original telling, were actually pretty . They threw out the fairies, added in Christian elements, deleted anything that might offend a middle-class religious sensibility, and generally prettified them into stories that upstanding and puritanical Germans could read to their kids.

Are fairy tales folktales?

Fairy tales are a subgenre of folk tales and almost always involve some element of magic and good triumphing over evil.

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