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I’ve been thinking a lot about the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale lately. It’s always been one of my favorites, maybe because the Disney version is so much fun, with its eccentric good fairies, fire-breathing evil dragon/fairy sorceress, dashing and rebellious young prince, and of course, the beautiful princess.
But while the Disney movie is mostly a classic battle between good and evil, the original fable is mostly about delayed fulfillment. (more…)