The Disney Princess Effect Analysis

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Today society face different types of problems, but there are some that people never realize how damaging they are to society in general. Society had been changing through the years and the way man and woman are valued had changed too. A stereotype is a mental image very simplified and with few details about a group of people who share certain qualities and skills. The stereotype may be considered "a lower form of thought". Originally a stereotype is a copy taken from a mold, which means that is induced to certain people by different factors. There are many categories in which a person can be stereotype such as sex, race, age, sexual orientation or religion. However, the more outstanding and controversial form is sex. There are
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Society is forming each individual with incorrect ideals of life. Some examples are how little girls are changing the way they see themselves in early ages. They don’t worry about playing and jumping outside the house anymore they are now worry about being better looking compare to other girls and what about boys being more violent and less gentleman. The article “Little Girls or Little Woman? The Disney Princess effect” talks about how difficult was for a mom to realize how princess stories were impacting her daughter behavior since her daughter started losing interest in the world and her imagination to be more focus in waiting for her perfect prince (487). This article focus more in how little girls are changing their behaviors due to different types of influences they have around them. This not only make them develop faster, but have another sense of value of themselves in an early age. According to the American Psychological Association (APA) even thought parents, educators and associations want to make a better environment for girls, they doing the opposite since they are the ones imposing sexuality on children by marketing pressure, media, sexualization, and underestimating both genders …show more content…
This problem is bringing more consequences not only in the emotional development of new generations, but it also is generating the extension of new problems like eating disorders, depression, low self-esteem, suicides, etc. For example, every day are more and more young people being affected by the way in which they are influenced by mass media. The media have a huge influence in society. An association found a high increased sexualization in magazines, music lyrics, TV shows and clothing brands. In accordance with the APA each day the value of girls are mainly for their sex appeal and no for their intellectual. Some examples are media imagines or how most of brands want to impose what should be the "ideal body" and encourage girls to do till the impossible to achieve that goal which sometimes creates serious consequences. A good article that talks about how powerful is the media to society is “The Culture of Thin Bites Fiji” which describe how TV manipulates the way people think and decide (502). Ellen Goodman narrates how a culture in Fiji located in the West Pacific where girls had the concept of “big was beautiful, and bigger more beautiful” drastically changed when the first television came to this Island. Before this happened girls seen food as love and blessing. Eating and over eating was normal in this culture. For these girls the word “fat”

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