Ceci n’est pas Chinese Cinderella(我不是迪斯尼版西施)



Now that we’re counting down to the final two, and also arguably the hardest to distinguish. Before I got started on this series, I really couldn’t tell the two apart!

My sister, the avid reader, was the one who told me Xishi has big feet! A fun fact that was to become a central idea in the development of Xishi’s character. I was tempted to call her Xi-nderella, but was told that I’d be judged for being corny. Ah well.

There’s a short English animation on youtube that does a good job at telling the story–you can watch it HERE. But of course nothing beats seeing a real person in storytelling, so here we go~!

Beauty from an underprivileged background

Cinderella-5edited When the model’s mom saw her look, she immediately burted out Xi Shi because having a cloth around the hair was very iconic of Xi Shi’s ‘peasant girl’ look.

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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