Honours English Literature and Rhetoric Major. Aspiring author, always looking for a good read! Loves "Lord of the Rings" & "Harry Potter," passion for fantasy genre.
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"I don't wanna be like Cinderella": Fairytales and Feminism
The Grimm’s Fairytales are a collection of stories aimed at children with the intention of teaching them right from wrong. Disney took its own creative liberties with the stories, turning them into perhaps more-child-suited stories, a lot of which targeted young girls. To this day the cartoons are re-watched, musicals attended with fervor, and now there are increasing numbers of live-action re-makes and spin-offs. As these stories continue to teach children, especially girls, what are the messages being received?