Pocahontas: The Impact Of Disney's Influence On Children

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Disney has a large power in the way people think, because they have huge corporate power, but what makes it even stronger is the fact that this influence is over children. Children have been proven to be much more easily influenced than adults. Disney can hide messages that they want to portray through a children story that seems innocent, but can truly be shown in a different light and could cause children to think a different way than they should. The story doesn’t even have to be the correct story for the same impact to take place. This was shown through the movie of Pocahontas. This movie was portrayed as a love story between two people and a war that took place, but because of them the war stopped. The story of Pocahontas is a true …show more content…
ever. The true story about Pocahontas was not about love nor did they ever know each other like that. This is an excuse to cover up our murder of the native Americans and to make it look like there is no shame or fault in what we did, when truthfully there was. Disney was also known for showing many substile, but strong racial stereotypes. This could be the fact that there has never once been a good black child in any Disney movie. They are lucky to be shown as a human, they are more frequently likely to been shown as apes like in the Jungle Book. Disney also put actions of other cultures that are false into little children mind that they will mick and continue to be developed with in their mind this false vison of reality. The other way that Disney can do this is, because they are impossible to escape. Disney is so big that is virtually impossible to go through a day and not see one thing that relates to Disney’s corporation. They create this free advertisement for themselves, by creating products design for kids so that they will ask their parents to buy them, so they can be just like their favorite movie character. This is even shown through action figures. Kids will ask their parents for these action figures and reenact this battle and events in the

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