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    a street boy runs into a magic lamp, and transforms into a prince so he can win the heart of the princess of Agrabah. Walt Disney studios collaborated with Ron Clements and John Musker who were both the directors and producers, to create the hour and thirty-minute production (“Aladdin”). Some of the featured players are Scott Weinger as Aladdin, Robin Williams as the Genie, and Linda Larkin as Princess Jasmine. The story of Aladdin is derived from the Thousand and One Nights, which is a large collection of Middle Eastern folk tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age. There is not a ‘based on the book’ statement; however it follows some of the original plot. In the Disney production of Aladdin,…

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    Jafar Pan Sociology

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    at street level, as well as outside of the working class because as said before, he steals to survive. A character in the film that would represent a higher class would be Jasmine. Jasmine is a character who has everything, she lives in a palace, she has a pet tiger, gets everything she wants, and is living a royal life. This example would put her at a level of bourgeoisie and/or a petit bourgeoisie. Jasmine and her father (the sultan) often holds power over others, an example would be when she…

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    minds that are pure. An example is Aladdin. Aladdin is a film that follows the life of a young “street rat” called Aladdin and his pet monkey, Abu. It follows his adventures of thieving and his encounters with interesting characters like Princess Jasmine and Jafar. In the opening song, the audience is shown a desert sunset accompanied with a song that contains lyrics like “Where they cut off your ear if they don’t like your face / It’s barbaric, but, hey, it’s home.” These words alone…

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    Creative Writing: Alana

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    the ceiling. Abu curls up next to her and falls asleep. “I wonder what it’s like to be a princess, to wear those beautiful clothes in a beautiful palace,” she whispers to no one in particular and drifts to sleep. The next morning as Alana was in there market place trying to steal food she bumped into the most beautiful girl and stood there, shocked as the girl yells in her face “ Watch where you’re going!’ then as soon as the girl stops yelling the sultan’s guards see Alana with the food she had…

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    Several scenes depict raunchy women hidden by shear clothing constantly present around the town, representing the mass presence of brothels. One of the fewer Disney movies to display women in such an non-classy way, only to further highlight the “normal Arab culture.” In fact, almost all female characters in the film are sexualized. The raunchy brothel women are dark in their brown complexion, with the western vision of them belly dancing and their only mission in life is to serve the evil men…

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    Aladdin Stereotypes

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    making it into the Grand Royal Palace. Aladdin thinks his dreams are only that, just dreams, until he stumbles upon a girl in the marketplace falling madly in love. This girl happens to be princess Jasmine of Agrabah and with the help of his friends Genie, magic carpet, and Abu, Aladdin avoids the tricks of Jafar and his parrot Iago to turn his wildest dreams into a reality. The movie effectively tells the story of Aladdin while applying traditional gender stereotypes found in various Disney…

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    additionally been reactions about it saying this sweeping scope and effect on society can exceed everything else. In each film, a young lady is spoken to as a princess and each kid as a saint and this shapes their mental self portrait by what they are viewing and this can affect their future in different diverse ways. Like in parts of self-perception, identity of both young men and young ladies, their assets like social monetary status, love for one another, gallantry, lessons, being manly, and…

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    The movies opening song “oh I come from a land / from a faraway place where the caravan camels roam. / where they cut off your ear / if they don’t like your face. / its barbaric, but hey, its home”. In the begging of the song it says I come from a place where the camels roam describing what it’s like there because they would mainly travel by camel but then its says a place where they will cut of your ear it’s kind of dark but that stuff actually happens there. In the Disney movie when jasmine…

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    Disney Gender Roles

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    techniques include: the Aristotelian rhetoric, the Rogerian model, and Toulon model. In this analysis, these techniques will be analyzed in two different essays, “Girls on Film: The Real Problem with the Disney Princess Brand” by Monika Bartyzel and “In Defense of Princess Culture” by Crystal Liechty. These essays debate the impact of Disney expectations and whether or not they are good or bad. In the article “Girls on Film: The Real Problem with the Disney Princess Brand,” author Monika…

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    China is a country with a vast cultural and historical background. It is a country with four billon people with extreme cultural diversity, which is nourished by different philosophies of its own. These philosophies are the beginning ideas of Chinese morality and spiritual belief, which were enriched by different intellectual heroes like Confucius. Confucius was born in 551 B.C at the end of the Chou dynasty as a descendent of dispossessed noble family. “His ancestors were of…

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