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Cindy – Interpretive Reading #2

In reading a poem our speaker Laura McHarrie won’t look at the audience as often as she might when reading prose.  This is because direct eye contact may inhibit your response.  Also she will speak slower than usual, this is so that you can assimilate the imagery.  When listening to poetry an audience needs time to hear the words and create the images in their minds.  So with her speech entitled Cindy please welcome Laura McHarrie

Poem Introduction

The story of Cinderella is a fairy tale I’m sure you know well. The modern version has been crafted from a fusion of older stories. The original versions have striking dissimilarities. The earliest known is The Egyptian Cinderella” from Aldokkan:  the one we know best is the German version from Grimm’s fairy tales and The Little Glass Slipper by Charles Perrault has the Disney written all over it but this is Cinderella by Roald Dahl.  It’s the one I like the best …

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