Cinderella can be recognized by how shiningly she cleans up from ashes and rags. She claims the most beautiful of features and the most graceful of forms despite layers of stepmother and stepsister imposed grime and tatters. She corners the market in terms of:
• extremely amiable disposition;
• most enduring loyalty;
• super-strong work ethic;
• very understanding heart.
She epitomizes daintiness with:
• littlest of hands;
• smallest of feet.
What happens if the undeservedly despised youth is male, not female? The answer is defined by the culture:
In the case of the Emerald Isle, “The Irish Cinderlad” may be recognized by:
• beautiful, thick, red hair;
• super-big feet.