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    their movies. I have selected the animated film, The Princess and the Frog (2005). In the film, Tiana represents The Other of African American’s in the 19th century. In The Princess and the Frog, Tiana is faced with issues of racism, privileged whites, and achieving status. These are all reoccurring problems that African American’s were faced with during slavery. The Princess and the Frog was the very first Walt Disney…

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    What is a literary trope? According to literarydevices.net, a trope is “a figure of speech through which speakers or writers intend to express the meanings of words differently than their literary meanings”. In The Princess and The Frog, a commonly found trope would be “an uptight woman loving a wild man”, referring to the relationship between Tiana and Prince Naveen. Journeying through the bayou with the most unlikely animal friends, Tiana and Prince Naveen are forced to work together, despite…

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    those as the Iron Heinrich in Germany, accompanied with The Princess and the Frog of Disney’s “American” culture. These three works all depict a similar story, moreover different cultures have taken an original myth and have adapted it to better suit the specific region. The Tale of Tulisa and The Princess and the Frog depict a love between a cursed prince and a woman of low societal standing; exhibiting one’s ability to change their societal standing. The myths both begin with young women…

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    This particular scene from The Princess and the Frog is incredibly detailed and encapsulates the themes and messages of the movie. Although an entire paper could be written solely on the color symbolism is this particular scene, an introspective assessment of the lyrics is equally important in terms of hidden meaning. Every single line of lyric in the song is directed towards the film’s main themes of white privilege, gender expectations and roles, and regional culture. Starting with the first…

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    Many parents, when cleaning the house or completing other work, place their children in front of the TV and put on a movie. But what subliminal messages are being sent to the children which parents may be unaware of? Disney, a popular industry for children’s movies and television, has been proven to both positively and negatively affect the development of a child. Walt Disney has severely impacted multiple generations with movies which spread both morals and oppression. The positive effects of…

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    (1998), Princess and the Frog (2009), Tangled (2010), Brave (2012), and Frozen (2013). Each of the movies presents a main female character, usually oppressed, and a main male character, usually quite masculine and with a romantic connection to the Princess. Even though there are a lot of gender and race stereotypes promoted in the first few movies, that seems to have changed towards the later movies, that promote less stereotypes. As the female role was changing in society through the decades,…

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    These women have proven themselves as being positive role models through their good deeds for others. But more specifically a focus will be drawn upon the good deeds princesses have done for the men in which they have been accused of constantly yielding to. Many examples show princesses saving men from life-threatening situations. In The Little Mermaid, Ariel reverses gender roles and saves her prince, Eric from drowning. Also, at the end of Tangled, Rapunzel cuts her hair in order to save Flynn…

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    The movie, The Princess and the Frog, is a story told in New Orleans during the 1920s. Tiana, who is African American, is trying to beat the offs by buying herself a restaurant. It was Tiana’s father’s dream of owning a restaurant, but he was unable to accomplish it because of the hardships he and his family faced. The film, for the most part, shows what life was like for those who lived during the 1920s in New Orleans. Being that Tiana’s dream was to open up a restaurant, the importance of…

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    purpose of this essay was for us to compare ourselves and our personality to fictional characters and see what we had alike and explain why and what we do with these character traits.The three fictional characters that most represent my personality are Tiana from Princess and the Frog for her Being hard working and being passionate and helpful , Spongebob from Spongebob Squarepants for his being a loving person and an extremely determined person and loyal person, and Doc McStuffins for her…

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    “Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Effect” emphasize the stereotypes on little girls, as a Princess with beauty images and matureness. Introduction: How does Disney Princess become a huge effect by stereotypes toward little and older girl? For the reason, that many young and older girls believe that all Disney Princess dreams come true in reality than a fantasy fairy-tales and it is called “Princess Phenomenon” (pg. 509, Hanes). I have never fall for any Disney Princess’ character to…

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