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Disney Princess

Juliana Grasso ELA 406-01 M.Bakos 26 Feb 20123 Misconceptions of Disney Princesses I think each and every girl including myself has gone through that “princess phase” at one point or another in our lives. How many of us have used Cinderella, Snow White, or Sleeping Beauty as our role models growing up? The problem is that these princesses are role models of what we shouldn’t be like in real life; they are superficial, they rely on fairy godmothers to solve their problems, and they wait around...

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Why Is Nala A Disney Princess

Technically Not A Disney Princess Contrary to popular belief, the sassy, spunky, and cheerful, Nala from Lion King, Lion King II: Simba's Pride, The Lion King 1½, Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse, Mickey's House of Villains, and finally, The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar, is not indeed a Disney Princess. This is for a multitude of reasons. The basis for the claim that Nala is not indeed a Disney Princess is because she was not human, not a Disney princess (according to...

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Disney Princess Analyzation

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Disney Princesses Will Be Our Downfall The Truth behind the “magical” world of Disney. By Madison Smith- Property of DMHS Wolf'sprint Although numerous celebrities have tried to compete, there is no denying that the only women that have remained every girl’s role model since the days of light-up sneakers are the Disney princesses. They have shiny, quaffed hair, elegant ball gowns, and unnaturally perfect smiles without awkward middle school head-gear (it glimmered...

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Disney Princess and Segment

STYLE! with Introduction for Nicki Minaj (5 min) Segment 2: Song and Dance number by Guest no.1 - Nicki Minaj (4 min) Segment 3: Exaggerated Showbiz Spoof Intrigue with Disney Princesses in real life (9:20min) (Blind Item; Gossip; the code name for the actors/ actresses are the names of the Disney Princess’ and Princes) *Snow White - Tabs *Sleeping Beauty - Ate Mikee *Rapunzel - Anika *Evil Queen - Pepsi Gossip no. 1: Once upon a time, pagkatapos ng isang Ball, ng Star Magic...

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Princess Culture

Gravitt-Carrington Essay 3- Princess Culture. The princess culture can have a phenomenal effect on how little girl’s mature, perceive themselves, and even how they see their roll as a woman today. One of the biggest impacts on the princess culture is the tale of Cinderella, which we are going to dive into. Cinderella unmasks some of the questions that go along with this issue. We will look at how it shows how girls look at themselves, where the industry of the princess culture has steered us, and...

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Princess Culture

the seven dwarfs that accompanied snow white? These, amongst many other fairytales have been around and passed along for decades. The traditional Disney princess culture keeps being praised and applauded for the entertainment they bring to little girls. It is so widely accepted nowadays that most parents can’t even imagine not incorporating the Disney stories into their daughters’ lives. While the stories themselves tend to be appropriate for young girls, the subliminal messages behind them aren’t...

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Princess Culture

from traditional customs to more liberal ideas. One example is the view of Cinderella and how she may be detrimental to young females or how she can be molded to society’s view and become empowered. Critic from Time magazine and author of “The Princess Paradox,” James Poniewozik discusses how the idea of princesses can be powerful or harmful to the adolescent women of today. He emphasizes Hollywood’s version of Cinderella in real life portrayals and suggests that there are quite a few princesses...

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How Women Are Represented In Disney Films

How Women are represented in Disney Films This literature review is on how women are represented in Disney Princess films. Disney Princess films are watched all over the world by different age ranges and genders. Henry Giroux (1999) has showed that Disney has become a new “teaching mechanism” that is slowly replacing old teaching ways. Disney is a huge part of Children’s lives. But what are Disney Princesses teaching our children? How are they stereotyping women? And more importantly, are they...

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Analysis Of The Princess Paradox

In James Poniewozik’s “The Princess Paradox”, he introduces the idea that young girls find becoming a princess appealing, even if they are raised to be an independent woman. Poniewozik, who is a media critic for the Time magazine, seems intrigued by the evolution of princesses and how it uses feministic views to create a pleasing appearance to the younger generations who are being raised with feminist ideals. Poniewozik claims that feministic themes find their way into our culture and as a consequence...

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Comparative Critique

multiple times to correspond with the viewpoints of feminist authors. Poniewozik claims in his article "The Princess Paradox" that "girls choosing the fairy-tale ending is not such a bad thing" (667). However Peggy Orenstein, a contributing writer for The New York Times, would completely disagree with that statement. Orenstein stresses in her article Cinderella and Princess Culture that the "princess craze" and "girlie-girl" culture is ruining young girls as they feel constantly pressured to be perfect...

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