Sophie Hatter is the first child daughter of three girls, and is put under a spell by an evil the witch. This spell changes her appearance from that of a girl to an older, gruff woman. The witch changes her because of how she portrays herself on the inside, a failure. Sophie is convinced she will not be a success in life, because she is not confident on the inside. She fears just because she is the oldest, she will not be a success in life.
The movie opens with Sarah and her family moving to Los Angeles and from the get go we can see that Sarah desires normalcy in her new life. Being the new girl is never easy, and her “New Girl” status appears to irk Nancy immediately. Not only is Nancy the schools token outcast, but she is also the leader of the original three, and while Bonnie (Scream star Neve Campbell) identifies Sarah’s possible benefit’s to the group as their fourth, Nancy still refuses to even entertain the idea of including Sarah in their coven. This could be out of fear, as Sarah may have been (and definitely was) a better witch, and in turn a threat to Nancy’s power. Yet despite this, both girls appear to be drawn to each other like magnets, with Sarah subconsciously selecting the girls to be her lab partners, only to be rejected and to fall into the arms
A story of a beautiful fairy of pure heart, who lives her peaceful life in the Moors, a land full of magical creatures. One day, an army threatens the land and she rises up to become its protector. Nevertheless, a terrible betrayal occurs, it breaks her heart and thus, transforms her into an evil fairy who seeks for revenge – she curses the king’s newborn daughter, Aurora. First of all, the concept of girl power, which is referred as “both physical and mental strength” (Lemish 21) is represented through the character of Maleficent. At the beginning of the movie, ever since she was young, Maleficent cares for the land, as she plays with her dolls in the tree and hears a noise, a
Eventually Cinderella will one day be able to overcome her step family’s favoritism over her step-sister. Secondly, a god mother figure appears to guild Cinderella through her rough experiences throughout her journeys. In the French version the god mother sees her in tears because she doesn’t get to go to the ball at the palace and said to Cinderella, “you wish
Dorothy being a vulnerable six years old girl, becomes one of the most powerful being in the land of Oz. The death of the Wicked Witch of the East made her a national hero of the Munchkins. Baum characterizes Dorothy as a strong female character. She displays perseverance and independence in order to reach her goal, to go back to Kansas. Considering her young age, it is expected from her to feel disoriented and vulnerable, however she finds solutions to her problems and carries them through.
The biological mother of Rapunzel falls ill during pregnancy, in order to restore her health it is imperative that receives the magical plant that is Rapunzel. The enchantress holds this plant in order to remain young but when the Queen acquires the plant and regains health, the enchantress becomes ultimately infuriated. To gain revenge the enchantress who is referred to as ‘Mother Gothel’ kidnaps Rapunzel from her parents in order to remain youthful and avoid the aging process. Looking closely at both of these events, some features are similar while others have distinct contrasts. The Grimm Brothers tale bases the story on how the parents give away their child in exchange for the Rapunzel plant, while the contemporary Disney tale bases the plot on the kidnapping of the child by the enchantress.
Claire, Jenna’s mother, is certainly the largest contributor to Jenna’s identity, because her manipulation results in Jenna’s broken identity. From the beginning of the book, the reader sees Claire, Jenna’s mother, as a controlling figure, constantly in action to ensure her daughter’s “safety,” even if puts her own life at stake. Claire seems to make all the decisions for Jenna, creatively manipulating her. On the first page of the book, Jenna narrates, "I lift the corner of my mouth. Then the other: a smile.
Pearl is an uncontrollable little girl who has behavioral issues and acts similar to a demon child. It seems nearly impossible for her mother to control her. Like the A on Hester’s chest, Hester cannot just pluck Pearl out of her life. After all, it is Hester’s sin that causes her to wear the A, which also stands for adulterer. When Hester, Pearl, and Dimmesdale meet in the woods, Hester attempts to rid her own life of the A by tearing it off.
In short, these three colors indicate the three stages of life, birth, maturity (marriage) and death. Unfortunately, Snow White's mother dies after her birth, so Snow White didn't met her. Snow White's father marries another queen after her mother death. The step mother takes an important role which affects Snow White's personality. The stepmother has a magic mirror.
To conclude, it can be stated that, throughout the novel, Jeanette’s description of the maternal character changes remarkably according to the woman’s attitude towards the affirmation of the girl’s subjectivity. She is represented as a helper during her religious educational training, turning into an engulfing witch when the girl starts rebelling and finally becoming an antagonist when she rejects her daughter. When Jeanette starts affirming her own subjectivity, the mother tries to repress it through negligence and passive violence. Once she realises that she cannot fight her daughter’s nature, she decides to exclude the girl from her own life. The adoptive mother’s inability to accept the affirmation of Jeanette’s ‘deviant’ tendencies is