I’m Rapunzello the narcissist, I wrote my story in those papers, put the paper in a vial, and threw it in the sea. I’m asking you, if you ever find this letter get on the fastest ship, and come help me, I’m in big trouble and I will tell you my story in detail.
Parent & Teacher Guide
Rapunzello lives on a distant island.
An evil witch with a wide smile visits him from time to time, she’s the same witch who took Rapunzello from his parents.
Rapunzello believes that he is the best and that everyone should serve him for free.
He spends his time singing and drawing in the tower, while the witch is fulfilling his requests.
This story highlights narcissistic traits that we may notice in children from an early age, it also assures that a narcissistic child does not care about what other people feel, lives for his own desires, as well as not bear the consequences of his behavior so he blames other for it.
In case parents did not pay attention to those traits, they may have contributed to raising a narcissistic child.
You can now take a moment to put things together, the long tower and the name Rapunzello with the famous Rapunzel story, but by retelling the tale in a very different and clever way.
Rapunzello, the locked-up boy, is the one with the long beard that the witch climbs to get to the tower after her broomstick has crashed, he is also the boy who inherited his traits from his parents.
“Rapunzello” story will give you the opportunity to smile, think, meditate, and have fun. It was written in a style that is close to the child’s conscience, decorated with attractive illustrations that made us live the island’s atmosphere with its characters.
Can you guess why the writer named the main character “Rapunzello”?
What does Rapunzello ask from the evil witch with a wide smile?
Why did the witch fulfill Rapunzello’s requests? Was she forced to do it?
In your opinion, did Rapunzello’s parents regret giving their son to the witch? Was it the right decision?
How do you describe the princess?
Which character did you like the most?
What do we call a person who admires himself?
Do you know why we call it narcissism? Does it have anything to do with daffodils?
Rapunzello asked us in the letter to help him. What do you think? Should we leave him alone on the island or rush to help him?
Did you like the end of the story? Can you reply with a letter to Rapunzello? What will you write in it?