Snow White Research Paper

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Abstract: Disney released its first princess movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in the year 1930 and since have produced various others which have been a major part of popular culture in the West and gradually all over the world. This research aims to study how these movies represent the social conditions, especially for women, in those respective eras. The objective of this research is to point out these developments and understand and urge future story tellers, film makers and artists to create characters that could inspire young audience to be independent, self-sufficient and wise.
Keywords: Disney princesses, evolution, change, developments This research will try to point out how the pattern of projecting Disney princesses has
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is the story of Snow White who is exceptionally beautiful whose jealous stepmother orders for her murder but later realises that she is alive somewhere far away with seven dwarfs. This is when she visits Snow White disguised as a hag and drugs her with a poisonous apple that puts her to sleep which could be broken only by the kiss of true love. Cinderella tells us the story of a young woman who ends up living with her wicked stepmother and evil stepsisters after her father’s death. They treat her as a maid and one day refuses her permission to go for a palace ball. But with the help of a fairy godmother she is able to go and is strictly asked to be back before midnight. At this ball she meets her prince and they fall for each other but their meeting is interrupted by time and they have to be separated. The story continues with the prince searching for Cinderella all over the kingdom. In the movie Sleeping Beauty Maleficent, the witch, curses for Princess Aurora to die on her sixteenth birthday out of jealousy. However, with the help of fairies, the curse is turned into a deep sleep that can be broken only by the kiss of a prince. In The Little Mermaid Ariel is an adventurous young woman who falls in love with a prince who is human, who she met in one

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