For most readers, Carter’s “The Company of Wolves” is a feminist text of a woman’s power; HOWEVER, as
this paper illustrates, Carter provides a more complicated story whereby her protagonist (Little Red Riding
Hood) exhibits both power and powerlessness in order to provide readers with her message. What might that
message or messages be?
Compare and contrast how Carter uses the traditional elements of Perrault and Grimm’s fairy tale to shift between power and powerlessness to make her unique point).