The first three Disney films released between 1937 to 1959 are “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”, “Cinderella”, and “Sleeping Beauty”. All three princesses in each of the said films have portrayed an unrealistic body figure. They were also dependent on their male counterpart and are domestic. Each of them also had a white complexion. Snow White was know for being the fairest and most beautiful for her pale complexion.
The story is about a young girl named Cinderella whose widowed father remarries but soon dies, leaving his daughter with the evil stepmother and her two daughters. The stepmother prefers her own daughters over Cinderella and has her perform all of the house chores. While Cinderella is kind, patient, and sweet, her stepsisters are cruel and selfish. Meanwhile, across the kingdom the King decides that his son the Prince should find a suitable bride and marry and so invites every eligible maiden in the kingdom to a fancy ball. Cinderella has no appropriate dress for the ball so her friends the mice namely Jaques and Gus, and the birds help her in making one, but the evil stepsisters tear apart the dress on the evening of the ball.
She transformed the pumpkin into a grand coach, the rat into a coachman, the two mice into footmen and the four grasshoppers into four stunning white horses. Next, she transformed Cinderella’s already-beautiful dress into a more exquisite dress; all blue and sparkly. Her sandals became a pair of unique glass slippers and in no time at all, she was all set for the ball. For the first time ever, she was surprisingly impressed with someone else’s efforts for her. She hurriedly got into her coach, but before the coach moved, Fairy Godmother warned her to be home by midnight.
Refection for “The Christmas Miracle” In the Christmas Miracle, the author, Rebecca Curtis writes about cats dying in a mysterious gory way that is traumatizing two young girls. This story is seen through the eyes of her friend “K” a Russian atheist that does not celebrate Christmas or believe in God. This story is also written as if K thinks Christmas is senseless and during the Christmas holiday, millions of people decapitate pine trees and place them inside their homes while they sit back and watch them slowly die a painful death. In the Christmas Miracle, the author, Rebecca Curtis uses symbols to describe death, disease, natural disasters and mental illness. The author speaks about her Lyme disease along with some co-infections in great detail and how certain food make her symptoms even worse.
Based on Perrault’s version, Walt Disney created a full-length animation of Cinderella in 1950 (History.com Staff, 2009). From Disney’s Cinderella (blueberryeminem13, 2013), Cinderella lost her mother at a young age. Few years later, her father remarried Lady Tremaine. Lady Tremaine had two daughters, Anastasia and Drizella, who were around the same age as Cinderella. Cinderella was loved by all her animals especially the mice, Gus and Jaq.
In a state of frustrated, Cindy returns to her home and smashes the fairy godmother into pieces, causing her to return to her rough-looking self again. The first major event that happened in this book that intrigued me was when Cindy sees an ad for a fairy godmother. She fills in the order but doesn’t mail it but the fairy appears anyways. “Poof! A small figure has appeared on the table in front of her, right between the dinner plate and the water glass.” I used this quote because it made the story.Without the fairy coming there would be nothing to carry on the story with.
This irony is applied when Jareth tells Hoggle “Don’t lose your head.” And he soon ends up with a bunch of fire goblin who are throwing their heads around. Another way he uses it is when Jareth tells Sarah “solve the labyrinth, you get your brother back.” The last way he uses it is when Hoggle is “killing” the fairies and Sarah “Don’t you're hurting it.” “ Aww, you poor thing let me help you. Ow, it bit
The next morning Mr. Rogers is found dead while chopping wood. As the party begins to wonder why the nursery rhyme in every room starts to fit in with all the deaths, they feel sure that the killer is trying to foreshadow their deaths. After breakfast, Emily Brent feels extremely giddy, and is left alone in the living room. When the party comes to find her, she is laying dead on the couch, having been injected with poison. The party also notices a bee flying near the
And Circe tossed them/ acorns, mast, and cornel berries—fodder for hogs who rut and slumber on the earth,” (1040-1045). Circe drugged Odysseus’s men and turned them into swine. Odysseus’s men found Circe weaving a loom of ambrosia, while singing in a deep, beautiful note. Circe then seduced them into eating a meal of cheese and barley she made for them. She then got them drunk on a mixture of amber honey, Pramnian wine and, presumably, a pinch of lotus that makes “them lose/ desire or thought of our dear fatherland” (1037/1038).
During the midst of the Blizzard, she came to the Gypsies that were camped at the foot of the mountain. The Queen craved the love and warmth that humans were capable of, and the humans were enchanted by her blue eyes, white hair, and very white skin. She married Kokorko the Lonely and had twenty children, each with her light-colored hair. The Queen’s father, the Fog King, grew terribly jealous and demanded her return. Her children were left behind, safe from the Fog King’s reach.