Many people (including the writers) seem to overlook the Blue Fairy but the truth is that she is one of the three most powerful people in Storybrook both because of her magic and because of the persuasive power she has over people. This article is meant to take a closer look at her involvement in the story and the effect her actions and prejudice has had on the lives of the main characters.
So there is no confusion the regular font is fact (taken mostly from OUATwiki) and italicized is my opinion.
The Blue Fairy and her dealings with Rumplestiltskin
I was just thinking about the fairy tale characters' real world counterparts, and I noticed that most of them had names that tied into their "real," fairy tale selves. So I decided to throw together a liste of their names, with meanings and explanations, just for kicks. First I will say what the character's name is in fairy tale land, then in the real world, with meaning attached. All name meanings come from the website Behind the Name, with help from Wikipedia.
I will add plus characters when they are introduced and éditer existing characters when we know their full names and/or know plus about...
Mirrors have always been closely associated with Regina, even before her debut as a character in Once through her Disney counterpart. But just because she's now apart from that part of herself doesn't mean that the mirrors are any less symbolic. That a dit I won't be talking much of her relationship with the magic mirror (aka Sidney) as my goal here is to address the symbolism of the mirrors.
Mirrors as Symbolism
The mirror thing started pretty early with Regina.
Back in season 1 Regina was probaby the character most seen in front of the mirror. And quite a number of times she would be holding...