Mood In Jeanne Marie Leprince De Beaumont's Beauty And The Beast

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Changing the mood of the story is like a caterpillar metamorphosing into a butterfly, this happens with Beauty/Belle. Disney changed the mood dark and gloomy of Jeanne Marie LePrince de Beaumont’s “Beauty and the Beast” to happy and hopeful. Disney changed the dark and gloomy mood to happy and hopeful through colors. First, the mood was changed through colors from dark and gloomy to bright and light. “If I had sense enough,” replied Beast “I would make a fine compliment to thank you, but I am so dull, that I can only say, I am treaty obliged to you.” (Pg. 6). This quote shows that the mood changes through colors because in the Disney version, it's all happy and bright colors, but in de Beaumont’s story, the colors were dull, dark, mysterious, and gloomy. Finally, the mood was changed through words because in the story, they were talking about death and it was sad, but in the Disney version they were happier but…show more content…
First, the change in the mood comes from the charactersq. In Disney, they didn't show him lose his fortune, but in the story he did so it was from happy to sad. “At once the merchant lost his whole fortune… and told his children in tears in his eyes, they must go there and work for their living.” (Pg.1). This quote shows that the family was very sad about them losing their fortune which brought them to be hopeless.Next, the change in mood is setting because, in the story the lived in a small house without a fortune, but in the movie they lived in a village with people and had a bigger house. “... he came back as poor as before.” (Pg. 2). This passage shows that he was broke and he was hopeless about moving back to town and becoming richer again. Disney changed the dark and gloomy mood of Jeanne Marie LePrince de Beaumont's “Beauty and the beast” to happy and hopeful. In conclusion, the mood in the story/movie went from dark and gloomy to happy and

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