The Gingerbread Man in his story, The Gingerbread Man, could be personified as the ignorance or inexperienced little boy that the little old woman and little old man never had. The Gingerbread Man gives off a cocky “I am better than you” attitude, which we know in the end is his end. Though the story is not long, you can get the feeling of who exactly the Gingerbread Man is by the way he acts and speaks. For example, after he safely runs from a new target he adds to his song, I’ve run away from a little old woman, “A little old man, A barn full of threshers, And I can run away from you, I can!” He continues his “I am better than you” attitude till he encounters a fox, who then catches him and eats him in quarter pieces.
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