Beauty and the Beast


Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast
an old story about a beautiful young girl called Beauty, who is forced to live with a frightening creature called the Beast. The Beast loves her and she gradually begins to care about him too. He continually asks her to marry him, and when she finally agrees, he magically becomes the beautiful prince that he used to be.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Beauty and the Beast — (French: La Belle et la Bête ) is a traditional fairy tale (type 425C search for a lost husband in the Aarne Thompson classification). The first published version of the fairy tale was a rendition by Madame Gabrielle Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve …   Wikipedia

  • Beauty And The Beast — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Beauty and the Beast peut faire référence à : Beauty and the Beast, le titre anglophone de La Belle et la Bête, un conte de Jeanne Marie Leprince de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Beauty and the Beast — Die Schöne und das Biest (frz.: La belle et la bête, engl.: (The) Beauty and the Beast) ist der deutsche Titel des französischen Volksmärchens „La belle et la bête“. Weitere Bedeutungen: Die Schöne und das Biest 1954 Die Schöne und das Biest,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Beauty and the Beast — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Beauty and the Beast peut faire référence à : Beauty and the Beast, le titre anglophone de La Belle et la Bête, un conte de Jeanne Marie Leprince de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Beauty and the Beast — a traditional story about a young girl who manages to save a monster from a magic spell by her love. He turns into a handsome prince and they get married. The phrase beauty and the beast is sometimes used to describe partners when one of them is… …   Universalium

  • BEAUTY AND THE BEAST —    the hero and heroine of a famous fairy tale. Beauty falls in love with a being like a monster, who has, however, the heart of a man, and she marries him, upon which he is instantly transformed into a prince of handsome presence and noble mien …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Beauty and the Beast — …   Википедия

  • Beauty and the Beast — fairy tale about a beautiful girl who falls in love with a monster …   English contemporary dictionary


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