The Fairy Tales Of Princesses And Dragons By Charles Perrault

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From the fairy tales of princesses and dragons by Charles Perrault to the mysterious tales of Hansel and Gretel and Red Riding Hood by the Brothers Grimm children 's stories have taken many forms over the years. The question that is always asked today about children 's media is if parents should allow children to view certain media because of some possibly suggestive themes. When trying to protect children from suggestive themes some of the value of the story is lost and the moral of the story changes. Fairy Tales change over the years to try to censor some of the suggestive themes and be less dark, but still try to keep the main moral or focus of the story. One thing to consider in all of this is a story is much more effective if it keeps all of its parts and themes intact. These are some of the reasons why parents can allow children to view dark media. One reason that children can to continue viewing dark media is because some of our favorite family story writers, such as Disney, Tim Burton and The Brothers Grimm, produce media with these dark and suggestive themes. For example, according to Jonathan Leiter of The Artifice many of “Disney’s features such as Snow White, Fantasia, Pinocchio, Bambi, Lady and the Tramp, and Sleeping Beauty, had plenty of mature adult themes...” Another example is Tim Burton, who in two of his movies: The Nightmare Before Christmas, and The Corpse Bride, depict body parts falling out of characters for comic relief. Even the popular Brothers…

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