The First Threshold


Beauty enters the Beastís world of magic and wonder, representing an introduction to the sensuous delights of romance. For other heroines this crossing over represents danger, a battle against supernatural enemies. Thus, the heroine must surrender her reliance on logic and willingly enter the world of emotion and fantasy.

Read: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

           Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

           A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare