Gender Inequality In Disney Film

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I never realized the gender inequality in this Disney song until I read your paragraph. From a sociological viewpoint, I agree with your point that this song highlighted all the masculine traits needed to be a man. With this also being one of my favorite Disney movies, I went back and read the lyrics which include; “Did they send me daughters, when I asked for sons”? From a sociological viewpoint this verse devalues the judgement of women by calling the soldiers daughters. This is an example of Johnson’s concept that patriarchy is male-centered and to be accused of feminine qualities is insulting (Johnson, 2007). I like your observation how to film revolves around gender discrimination and inequality, but by the end of the movie the lesson

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