Stereotypes In Walt Disney's Where Dreams Come True

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Disney is one of the greatest contributors to childhood memories experiences but it also contributes to the unrealistic images and stereotypes put into kids head. While Disney does promote many stereotypes they are just creating what they see in society. Not only does society grow out of these stereotypes we do too. Disney creates movies that stimulate our imagination and show us what we want to see. Disney uses stereotypes to help differentiate characters and creatures. Through Disney’s stereotypical image of girls in past movies may have been harmful, our society has changed so more current movies portray a more positive image for girls. Disney characters looks reflects the way society views female body image. You can see this change as …show more content…
A movie should fit a child’s imagination. "You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it requires people to make the dream a reality." This was said by Walt Disney and it illustrates Disney’s main purpose of taking a child’s imagination and making into something they can see. A kid wants magical creatures and beautiful weddings between princes and princesses. A child wants to see Alice fall through a rabbit hole and get lost in Wonderland and not hear about how her waist is distorting her image of a female …show more content…
Disney uses the society’s interpretation of beauty and puts in on screen and society changes so does the images Disney gives us. As we grow and learn we become conscious of the stereotypes and negative images shown in Disney movies. Nobody wants to pay to see their daily life in a movie and no child wants to see that, Disney creates moves fit for a child’s imagination. Disney exaggerates features of characters as comedic effect and to help differentiate male/female animals and creatures. Disney movies have many hiccups with female body types but they also excel in creating the ultimate fantasy for

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