Racism in Disney's Aladdin
the heat is intense” which replaced the original verse, “Where they cut of your ear/ If they don’t like your face” (Giroux, 105). Not only were these lyrics violent but they were truly an example of the worst kind of racism.
Aladdin depicts the Arabic world and its people as exotic, humorous, and violent. The American cartoon portrays all Arab men as either street thugs, beggars, pickpockets, emasculated palace guards, sultans, or sorcerers and they are shown as needlessly cruel, with characters