What Is the Moral of “Cinderella”?

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The moral of “Cinderella” is that people should always fight for what they want with a good heart and hard work. Cinderella is never negative or angry due to how poorly her stepsisters and stepmother treat her, and she keeps working hard despite things seeming hopeless.

“Cinderella” is a folk tale that has unknown origins. In the story, Cinderella learns about a ball where a king is trying to find a woman to marry his prince. Her stepmother does not allow her to go, but a fairy godmother appears and transforms Cinderella with a beautiful dress and glass slippers. She attends the ball, dances with the prince and they fall in love. However, she must be home by midnight so she rushes off and leaves her glass slipper on the stairs. The prince tracks her down and once he puts the slipper in her foot and sees it fits, he immediately marries her and both go on to live happily ever after.