Individual Otherness in Disney's "The Little Mermaid" with Regard to Social Hierarchy and Gender
GRIN Verlag, 2007 - 76 pages
Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1,3, Humboldt-University of Berlin (Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: The World According to Disney: Construction of Cultural Differences in American (Family-Oriented) Films, 24 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: "Individual Otherness in The Little Mermaid with Regard to Social Hierarchy and Gender" deals with the role of royal characters and how they relate to so called non-elite figures. Additionally, male and female stereotyped characters will be examined with regard to royal male figures and superior and inferior female ones. The last point will be a discussion of the good-bad relationship by concentrating exclusively on Ariel and Ursula.
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