6. The purpose of disguise or enchantment in fairy tales is so someone can enter into a marriage that they wouldn 't normally enter into, usually with someone who is included in a different social class. Cinderella was of a completely different social class than the prince, but with disguise and enchantment, she won over the prince with her beauty, and he did not even know the girl she
It was held to choose a girl for the prince to be his wife. In the party, Cinderella looked so elegant. The prince was deeply impressed by her beauty. The prince fell in love with Cinderella. But prince knows nothing about Cinderella, including where she lived.
Can Every Girl Be a Princess? : Disney’s Biased Color Symbolism in Their Princess Movies If we believe Cinderella than “[e]very girl can be a princess” (Grady and Panzer). Actually, we have nothing more to do than “close [our] eyes and see” and then with a tip of the magic wand, we will be gone from “just [us] to royalty” (Grady and Panzer). But is it really this easy? For many young girls the Disney princesses serve as idols.
Moreover any deformity in the child was also blamed on fairies. Along pinching, this abduction was a part of fairy punishment, which was given to careless parents as Keith Thomas mentions that fairies were “predatory and might swoop down to snatch an unguarded infant child, leaving a changeling in his place. They might also nip, pinch or otherwise torment a careless housewife or untidy servant maid” (610). Shakespeare has also altered the perception of this abduction. Titania has stolen a boy from the Indian king as Puck mentions “she as her attendant hath / A lovely boy, stolen from an Indian king / She never had so sweet a changeling” (Act 2, Scene 1).
Honestly, I did not know that there were so many versions of Cinderella. After the readings, I gained a different insight into Cinderella. Therefore, this week was very crucial as it helped me look at Cinderella with a different pair of eyes and this new vision motivated me to formulate the thesis for my RA. The “surprise” element in week 2 was indeed quite surprising! This was again something different but it eventually turned out to be a fun assignment as completing someone else’s story helped me fish out some ideas from other stories and learn to make an ongoing story interesting.
The author explain that Disney always try to make the story of its movies more suitable for children, so Disney makes the stories like 'everything is fluffy ' or 'everything is wonderful and beautiful '. While, I know that almost all of Disney movie was different with the real stories. That makes the stories of Disney movie is inaccuracies. Remember the "Cinderella" movie. In the version of Disney movie, Cinderella 's stepsister toes can 't fit with the glass slipper.
On Show Choir When people hear the words “show choir” their minds may automatically think of the TV show “Glee”, but that isn’t exactly a great representation of what we do. Many people are ignorant about what show choir is because they haven’t had experience with it or no one has told them. I don’t blame them because I know how confusing it can be but I’ve learned through my own experiences in show choir and through my sister’s experiences. It has taken me a lot of time to fully understand what we do but I want other people to know just what it is as well. What is it?
They might be retelling classic bedtime stories, like Cinderella, but they still include the whole aspect of “Love at first Sight”. “The prince came to meet her, and took her by the hand and danced with her, and he refused to stand up with anyone else, so that he might not be obliged to go her hand; and when anyone came to claim it he answered, ‘She is my partner.’” (page 3 Cinderella) Here we see how the prince decides to dance with Cinderella even though he has never met her, yet he is attracted to her by her looks. Later in the story we find out he immediately fell in love and searches for her all across the city. Almost every child in the “west” was raised watching Disney movies. They gave us different ideas, beliefs and morals that we now have.
Cinderella was constantly dreaming of being with the prince and going to the ball, however it was not until her Fairy Godmother showed up that Cinderella truly started believing that the impossible is in fact attainable. As Cinderella acquired a new dress, got her hair done, and had a carriage created, she began to see that her dreams were becoming a reality. When she arrived at the ball, she felt a lack of confidence, but when the Prince and her were reunited after the ball, they ended up getting married. Select your favorite character or a character that interests you the most. Define your chosen character in terms of whether (s)he is the protagonist (hero), antagonist (villain), love interest (romantic lead), supporting player (helper/mentor/sidekick/voice of reason/comic relief) or a catalyst.
Some of the disney movies also create body image issues . The movies promote the idealogy that in order to have the perfect happy ending , girls must look like those princesses. Some disney movies also focus too much on finding "true love " . Ariel, a sixteen year old , disobeys her father, strikes a deal with an evil witch just so she could be with her true love , someone she had never even talked to. Cinderella changes everything about herself just so that she will be worthy enough for her prince.