The Negative Effects Of Disney Animation On Children

948 Words4 Pages
“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is the 10th highest grossing movie of all time - when figures are adjusted for inflation - making $1.7billion in total” (Smith). According to the article written by Vicky Smith, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, one of the Disney animation movie, has got a huge fans and financial success. Showing the many different retreated fairytales like Snow White, Disney’s colorfully and attractively animated movies has magnetized both young children and adults. Unfortunately, many parents regard those movies just as entertainment for their kids and hardly imagine that they can have a negative influence on the kids. It is not true that these movies have no benefits, however, parents should focus on the potential problems that Disney animations can build a biases about gender, appearance and culture which are connected with commodification. Unless Disney movies are shown to instructive and harmless, parents should not neglect their kids merrily watching Disney animation movies; instead, they should be aware of the problems of Disney animation and mediate the children by asking questions and having a discussion. Including Disney animations, children get highly inspired by the animation which they enjoy watching. Gwun Hyesuk who researched the effectiveness of cartoon animation on creative expression in art education for children demonstrates that the animation strongly stimulates the children and it is stamped in kid’s mine because it has aural, direct and

More about The Negative Effects Of Disney Animation On Children

Open Document