Essay On Being A Multicultural Princess

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Register to read the introduction… Later down the road of Disneys princess Jasmine, Tiana and Pocahontas were created being the new cultural princesses. All of these princesses are different races and have entirely different living societies. With Jasmine, she is an Arabian princess that is forced to find a prince to be married into the palace. Jasmine, not wanting to find anyone to take her hand in marriage goes out on the streets of Agrabah and runs into a street rat. Aladdin isn't a prince, yet she falls in love with him. Tiana is one of the only princesses not born into royalty. Yet she is the one who saves the prince because he was turned into a frog. Pocahontas on the other hand was based on a historical princess. Doing whatever she could to fight for her village was what she was willing to do. After falling in love with an American, she still fights for what is right for her people. All three of these movies took a step in showing what it was like to fight for their own kind and stand up for what they believe in. Even though these three princesses were still saved at a time by a man, Disney reached out and was flexible about the way it happened. Not just the typical classic Disney …show more content…
Recently Disney has introduced new princesses that are finally the hero. Merida, the scottish tomboy didn't want to have a prince to save her. As the movie Brave came out, parents were very excited about the new change. Merida became the next Disney princess but, what was different about her than all the rest? Disney changed Meridas appearance when she became a disney princess. Getting rid of her covering dress, she was put into sparkly clothes and became “sexier.” Argument after argument came from parents saying they recreated the princess to be different than how she is from how she used to be. Parents didnt like how the first tom-boy princess was now turned into a sexy model. (come back). Lately Disney has came out with the new movie Frozen which tells a story of true love but, not between a couple but sisters. Princess Anna is the one who saves her sister from dying, but not with the help of a man. Yes, there is male characters that help, but strictly do not save Elsa. With the love between the sisters, Elsa is saved by her sister. Mulan, before the movie Brave and Frozen gave viewers a taste of what a woman hero could be. After seeing that Mulan was okayed by society Disney expanded their movie ideas. Not only did Mulan fight in a war but fought against men. Showing that women are just as strong as …show more content…
Girls becoming stronger on their own has made it’s appearance in the new Disney Princess movies. Showing that woman can finally stick up for themselves and other people and not let the men get all the credit. Todays Disney movies all teach a lesson and in all the hero movies it has shown many more examples than just male heros. Disney movies have not only created woman as being the heroes but has added all cultures around the world into their movies. Showing kids how different places are around the world and not only in

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