8. Disney's "The Jungle Book"

Mowgli, an orphan boy raised by wolves, has many adventures in the jungle until he finally drives away a dangerous tiger named Shere Khan by attaching flaming branches to his tail. He then joins a nearby human village after finding a girl his age there.

...Compared to Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book"

Much of the basis story is the same, but Mowgli continues on to kill Shere Khan. The other villagers imprison and torture Mowgli’s adopted human family for they do not trust Mowgli. Mowgli saves them and conducts revenge on the villagers by convincing the elephants to destroy the village. Everyone flees for their lives.

7. Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" (with an added bonus story)

Aurora is pricked from a spindle on her 16th birthday, putting her under a sleeping spell placed on her my the evil witch Maleficent. Prince Phillip is aided by Aurora’s guardian fairies to defeat the Maleficent. He then kisses Princess Aurora and breaks the spell. They get married and live happily ever after.

...Compared to Charles Perrault's "The Sleeping Beauty"

The spell placed upon her will last for 100 years before a prince may wake her with a kiss. When a prince finally does wake her, he marries her and has two children with her. His mother is part ogre, and demands a cook to prepare the Princess and her children to be served as a meal for her. The cook serves her animal meat instead. She learns about the trick and as revenge creates a pit filled with deadly creatures for them. When the Prince catches her, in a panic she leaps into the pit to be killed.

...Compared to Giambattista Basile's "Sun, Moon, and Talia"

Perrault's version is based on this early version of Sleeping Beauty. In it, the princess is Talia. She falls into a sleep from a piece of flax stuck under her fingernail. When the prince comes, he has sex with her while she is unconscious. While he is away she wakes to find she has become a mother after one of her twins sucked on her finger and removed the flax. The prince comes and explains to her what happened. Then it is the prince's jealous wife who orders the cook to serve Talia and her children for a meal.

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