Karen Hollinger is a professor of English at Atlantic University, an author and is also a very strong feminist. Hollinger’s essay, “The Monster as Woman: Two Generations of Cat People,” is an essay merely expressing how most monsters in novels or films are characterized as masculine identities and that viewers forget how powerful feminine identities in novels and films can be. Hollinger’s goal in this essay is to explain that feminine monsters are just as frightening all masculine monsters. She uses many references to movies with feminine monsters and expresses how powerful they are compared to masculine monsters and also expresses that males and females have castration anxieties. I think Hollinger succeeded in a sophisticated way because she
The wicked witch of the west wants her sister’s ruby slippers, which apparently have magical powers. However, Glinda has magically put the shoes on Dorothy’s feet. The wicked witch of the west vows to get Dorothy and regain her sister’s shoes, “I’ll get you my pretty and your little dog too” ("Quotes from "The Wizard of Oz", 2018) Besides her vow to the shoes, very little is known about the motivations of the Wicked Witch of the West. Many other mediums in literature and movies have attempted to explain her intentions, including occasionally making her an antihero. Psychoanalytically speaking, the witch’s inner desires are a mystery because so little is known about her.
The names of the children show the doubleness that is carried throughout the story Meaning, on the American side of the border, they are Michelle, Junior, and Keeks; on the other side, with their abuela, they are called by their Mexican names, Micaela, Enrique, and Alfredito. The word barbarian that the grandmother uses to describe the birthplace of the children, also points out cultural differences. The inside of the church is described as dust and dark inside, signifying the past, holy and ancient. Outside it is bright and hot, and Keeks is playing games that reflect American pop culture: Flash Gordon, the Lone Ranger, and other super-hero figures. The ending brings the duality of the story together, when tourists see the children and think that they are cute little Mexican kids.
They marketed the movie to people “of all races” devising “Brown” as a monolith to represent all Middle Eastern, South Asian, Black and Latin experiences, which obviously came with some heavy backlash as it shows negative stereotypical imagery and lyrics. Its cast featured
There are a handful of books read in school that could be considered controversial, but The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn seems to take the cake. This fictional novel by Mark Twain has many lessons and great ideas on maturation, friendship, violence & cruelty in society, African-American history, and morals. Some people, though, don’t see the positives of reading this story. They see the inappropriate language, the stereotypes used against Jim, and the light treatment of the horrors of slavery towards the end of the novel. Although The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is regarded as one of the most classic American novels, some may say it is too inappropriate to be taught amongst high schoolers.
After viewing Disney’s Three Pigs, I decided to choose the “cultural identity” issue of “class”. I believe “class” was a prevalent theme in this film. From a surface view the film taught American children that if you work hard, and maintain conservative values, then you will be invincible to impoverishment. This matters because it is the single story of socioeconomic status and preludes to an imaginary ideology of the “American Dream”. Conversely, I believe this ideology was portrayed negatively in this film.
Upon the release of The Lion King, the African continent was uncharted territory for Disney and many had differing opinions about the way in which ethnicity is addressed within the film. In this essay, the reviews from Steve Twomey for The Washington Post and Edward Rothstein for The New York Times are contrasting opinions about the film and are compared to Carolyn Newburger’s infamous review for The Boston Globe. Though Newberger’s claims have been labelled as hyperbolic in their critique of the film, they offer valid insight into the way in which the film could be interpreted by an African-American audience as a degrading representation of their community, particularly in comparison to Africans. One woman whose criticism became very popular during this time, Carolyn Newburger, states in her analysis of the film that it was intolerant toward particularly poor black people. Though she does make note of Scar, he is not the only villain in the film.
INTRODUCTION This research will handle the topic of the sexual signs of the Disney film "The Little Mermaid", and the effect of this film on children 's culture. First of all, we will give the facts about this film, and then lighting on the sexual signs. In addition, to that we will state the effect of the film, and these signs on childhood on their physical and mental behaviors. Walt Disney belonged to an Alluminati family who was in fact a sexual pervert and pedophile which is now obvious in all his activities and projects .Although Disney Cartoons have always being the most famous and watchable all over the world, the wonderful world of Disney has long been suspected of hiding subliminal sexual messages in its animated films. The movie with the most possible "Sex Reference" is "The Little Mermaid", Which is created by Walt Disney Television, written by Tedd Anasti, Patsy Cameron, Laraine Arkown,Tony Marino,Chuck Menville, directed by Jamie Mitchell, Mircea Mantta, opening theme is "Part of Your World", "Under the Sea", and "Kiss the Girl", ending theme is "Under the Sea" ,country of origin is United States, number of seasons is 3, number of episodes is 31 (list of episodes), running time is 82 minutes ,and finally original release in September 11, 1992 – November 26, 1994 .
Young girls and women identify themselves as these character which affects not only how they view themselves but also their future roles in society based on the girls’ unrealistic beliefs. Disney fairy tales illustrate various stereotypical images that can ultimately affect the young minds
There are two different versions of “Cinderella”; there is a Walt Disney version and another version by Anne Sexton. Both of these versions are the same, but they are told to the reader differently. In both versions of the story, the authors describe a girl who was enslaved by her evil stepmother and her step sisters, who has shown jealousy towards her. However, the most important part, about the two versions of the “Cinderella” story told by Disney and Sexton is that both have different elements that are comparable and contrasting. The elements that compare and contrast both versions of the story are the plot, characters, characterization, and conflict.