Beauty And Thinness In Disney Films

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The findings of this study indicate that body image-related messages, especially those concerning beauty and thinness, are prevalent in the examined Disney films. Physical appearance is noticeably prioritized over other attributes of characters. It is seen that the dominant source of female beauty is physical attractiveness, specifically thinness. Characters beauty in the movies tends to be associated with goodness whereas unattractive features tend to be associated with evil. This concludes that the embodiment of the “thin ideal” throughout mass media is proven to be prevalent starting at a very young age for women. Which in turn, accumulates throughout the life of a female, constantly being exposed to a thin ideal to compare oneself to. The
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