Comparison Of Disney Fairy Tales

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Disney the magical world full of fairy tales and where people can escape real life. Disney helps children and even adults dodge real-life problems. There are many stories that Disney has sugar-coated just for children sake, but the truth is still out there. The Grimm tales are the true and first princess fairy tales, but they are not magical like Disney’s are. It is easy to take someone's story and change it but can they keep the realistic appeal behind it, like the Grimm brothers did. Although Disney tends to be more popular regarding the telling of fairy tales, Grimm’s tales offer more realistic images of life.

The Disney fairytales are the sugar coated version of the actual fairy tales by the Grimm brothers, but Disney does make some good
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In the Disney movie, she trades her voice for legs just to fall in love with a man she barely knows. In the end, she gets the man and lives happily ever after. In the Grimms version, she does trade her voice for legs for the prince, but in the end, there is no happily ever after for her at all. The prince falls in love with another girl and Ariel sews her legs back together thinking she will be a mermaid again, but instead, she dives back into the ocean and turns into seafoam because of her broken heart. This shows a more realistic outlook on life because it shows how a person can be hurt by depression. This is not the only princess story that has been changed, Cinderella's story has changed as …show more content…
Her Disney story starts out with her being cursed to die when she pricks her finger on her sixteenth birthday, but her fairy godmothers stop the curse by changing it and she will fall into a deep sleep if she pricks her finger. The only way to wake her is to get a kiss from Prince Charming. Disney is showing children that love conquers any problem. This is wrong, on so many levels. The Grimms version shows how Aura pricks her finger on a sewing wheel she finds in the middle of the woods. She falls unconscious and Prince Charming finds her laying there. The prince does unspeakable things to her while she was unconscious and when he was done he just left, leaving her there. Aura never wakes up, because she never had a true love. There is no such thing called true love, it is just an idea Disney puts in children's head when they are little. Snow White and her seven dwarfs are a true example of

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