In anne sexton’s “cinderella”, she shakes up the traditional fairy tale, by adding her own tale she uses sarcasm to finish the tale, causing the reader’s expectation of a happy ending and a traditional fairy tale to disappear. In anne sexton’s poem, cinderella she uses sarcasm and a basis of the true tale to make what many would call a “mockery” of the original grimm tale sexton does not refer to the grimm brothers in her poem, for she considers this re-telling her own creation, uniquely by using irony to her advantage. The origins of cinderella might trace as far back as a story from the first century bc, in which a prince goes searching for a princess armed only with her shoe (source) anne sexton worked for.
Technical analysis of cinderella literary devices and the technique of anne sexton. A classic fairy tale takes on a whole new perspective in anne sexton’s poem, cinderella sexton’s perspective on the acclaimed childhood story is fairly different than what popular culture and the media wishes to present. Review of cinderella by anne sexton in cinderella, anne sexton, using her sarcastic/ironic tone, exploits the popular brothers grimm fairytale to create a more realistically thematic, anti-rags-to-riches story.
In sexton's version, as in the grimms', the famous prince's ball is a three-day affair and cinderella gets dresses and shoes from the dove for all three nights on the final night, the prince gets tired of not knowing where his beloved has gone and covers the steps of his palace with wax. Analysis of anne sexton's poem her kind anne sexton was a poet and a woman, but most importantly, she was an outcast subjected to nervous breakdowns and admitted to a neuropsychiatry hospital, sexton must have been all too familiar with the staring eyes and the judging minds of the public. Cinderella is a childhood fairytale that we all love and remember it is a tragedy that turns into love and happily ever after in the end in contrast to this popular story, anne sexton's version of cinderella is a dark and twisted version of the classic fairy tale it takes on a whole new.
“cinderella” by anne sexton retells the traditional version of this fairy tale but gives it a sardonic twist the poem appears in transformations, a collection of poems in which the speaker.