Essays Tagged: "Little Mermaid"

"Sleeping Beauty vs. Snow White"

Every little girl pretends to be a princess and prances around imagining a prince charming. Even when they ... ntasy is much because of Walt Disney movies such as "Sleeping Beauty", "Snow White", "Cinderella", "Little Mermaid", and many others. These stories have been passed down for centuries and numerous ver ...

(4 pages) 82 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Representation of female character: To what extent can Disney be said to have moved with the times?

ticized of conveying in the past. Before Mulan was created Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'The Little Mermaid' had already marked a significant change in the portrayal of women, but it can still ... to being a traditional heroine, still at the mercy of a mans world.In more recent films such as The Little Mermaid, Ariel wants to transform her body so she can win the prince, and in Beauty and the B ...

(9 pages) 115 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Disney's affect on our Children and Culture

ne of the more controversial messages is how Disney films portray women and girls. In the movie The Little Mermaid, we see the main character Ariel, is extremely skinny and pretty. At first we are sho ... ugh she has never spoken a word to him.The issue of female subordination does not only apply to The Little Mermaid though. The Lion King is another prime example. All of the rulers in the animal kingd ...

(6 pages) 99 1 3.8 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The Mermaid

"The Mermaid" "The Mermaid", created by Howard Pyle can be found at The Deleware Art Museum. Pyle, consid ... he Father of American Illustration, painted this piece in 1910 using oil colors on canvas. In it, a mermaid with long hair and pale skin is rising out of the rough, dark blue waters of the ocean and e ... are nude with the exception a small blue and purple loin cloth that drapes around the man. Both the mermaid and the man have blue and purple tones to their skin. There is a look of sadness on the face ...

(2 pages) 412 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Plot Motif's In Childrens Literature

such as The Tinderbox, we see love as unattainable, while in others such as The Frog Prince and The Little Mermaid the love is unattainable until a transformation occurs in at least one of the charact ... love between them was unattainable, but when he changed into Prince Henry, their love blossomed.The Little Mermaid is yet another story in which we find unattainable love that becomes attainable with ...

(5 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

LITERATURE, FILM AND INTERCULTURALITY IN BETWEEN: CROSSING BOUNDARIES IN THE LITTLE MERMAID The Little Mermaid from Hans Cristian Andersen,viewed from a different perspective

The Little Mermaid is a fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen. It is about a young mermaid who m ... of free will she can remain human. But he does not recognise her.A concept that is apparent in The Little Mermaid is that of hybridity. Hybridity refers in its most basic sense to mix. It is thus the ... dity refers in its most basic sense to mix. It is thus the possession or occurrence of mixture. The little mermaid is obviously a mixture between fish and human, but after her sacrifice to give up her ...

(3 pages) 18 1 3.5 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Disney Films Should or Should Not be Shown To Children

e a generation that grew up with the Disney films. The Lion King, Snow White, Mulan, Peter Pan, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and we could recall more of these famous stories without a sec ... e influence the hidden messages the films have on us. While young children enjoy the courage of the little mermaid to give up her voice, her comfort and her family to marry the prince, they also accep ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Internal and External Factors: Disney Corporation

being financial stability the organizations can benefit greatly from this. Leading is affected very little because Disney is one of the leading organizations within the entertainment industry. The ext ... t. For example, back in 1990 when the story broke of a penis on the video artwork for the movie The Little Mermaid. Many stores pulled the video immediately. Disney later released a new version of the ...

(8 pages) 52 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Language and Gender in Disney

ly and I would all fit in too our couch in front of our TV watching Pocahontas or Cinderella or The Little Mermaid. Thinking back, that was the same scenario we where in last weekend. The very popular ... We can always find what we think is proof, by the angle that we are looking into. For example, "The Little Mermaid" released in 1989, it has been claimed that the minister that is marrying Ursula to t ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing