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Effects of Disney on Children

Effects of Disney on Children

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  • 1. How Disney Changed Your Childhood LINDSEY SCHOEPLEIN
  • 2. What does Disney Teach?•- stereotypes•- gender roles http://famous-cartoon.blogspot.com/2011/09/little- mermaid.html•- to acceptviolence•- values and ideas http://www.imagesdisney.com/cinderella.html http://www.dailyfilmdose.com/2011/12/dumbo.html http://students.ou.edu/H/Anna.E.Hyde-
  • 3. StereotypesGroups or Individuals Targeted By Disney Stereotypes: African Native Latinos Arabs Americans Americans Example: The Example: Example: Princess and Lady and Example: the Frog, The the Tramp Aladdin Pocahontas Lion King and others The way they Portrayed Portrayed as dogs, and Portrayed as talk, and the as barbaric and economical acting dangerous savages, and status negatively they live in teepees
  • 4. Gender Roles: Boys Need to be strong Aggressive Have control over women Need to save women http://www.lovelyish.com/755082787/disney-princesses-from-last- night/ http://siraloysius.blogspot.com/2011/04/someday-my-prince-will-come.html http://www.google.com/imgres?q=tarzan&um=1&hl=en&safe=active&sa=N&qscrl=1&nord=1&rlz=1T4SKPT_enUS402US403&biw=1366&bih=616&tbm=isch&tbnid=hsh09G5CmR4EYM:&imgrefurl=http://www.fa npop.com/spots/walt-disneys-tarzan/images/6248938/title/tarzan-wallpaper-wallpaper&docid=7A95kW2ampxjmM&imgurl=http://images2.fanpop.com/images/photos/6200000/Tarzan-Wallpaper-walt-disneys- tarzan-6248938-1024- 768.jpg&w=1024&h=768&ei=fZSdT_SMHuTH0QHUvLnnDg&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=1039&vpy=151&dur=2104&hovh=194&hovw=259&tx=173&ty=89&sig=103865735759741067489&page=1&tbnh=142&tbnw=181 &start=0&ndsp=25&ved=1t:429,r:8,s:0,i:85
  • 5. Gender Roles: Boys (Continued)Example: Pocahontas Example: Cinderella Aggression: The men  Need to Save Women: where responsible for the prince comes and dealing the “savages”. saves her from her evil step motherhttp://tellmeten.blogspot.com/2010/10/10-animated-men-its-almost-ok-to-find.html http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&qscrl=1&nord=1&rlz=1T4SKPT_enUS402US403&q=c inderella&ion=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&biw=1366&bih=616&wrapid=tlif13357 2712541010&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF- 8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=HpSdT5v8FMnD6AGCm-39Dg
  • 6. Gender Roles: Girls Weak Uneducated Helpless without men Should cook and clean Should listen to men Responsible for raising the kids Need to be saved by men http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Disney_Princess
  • 7. Gender Roles: Girls (Continued)Example: Snow White Example: Sleeping Beauty Women should cook  Women need to be and clean: Snow White saved by men: The cleans up after and price has to come and cooks for seven men save princess Aurora http://eltolleranza.blogspot.com/2010/06/whats-personality-of-sleeping- beauty.html http://disney-clipart.com/snow-white/Snow-White-Pie.php
  • 8. Values And Ideas Everything always works out  The problem is always resolved at the end of the movie, “And they lived happily ever after” If you are beautiful you will get everything you want Change so you fit in  Example: The Little Mermaid Its okay to give up your family for love  Example: The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast
  • 9. Acceptance of Violence  Most Disney movies have more than one form of violence, this teaches children to see violence as normal  Example: Beauty and the Beast  The Belle is abused by the Beast  The Beast has many violent episodes  She believes that she can change him http://wowimasexybeast.tumblr.com/http://dettoldisney.wordpress.com/2011/11/11/beauty-and-the-beast-vs-la-belle-et-la-bete/
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  • 11. References Kelly K. "What Your Kids Can Learn From Disney Films." - Disney (Unofficial). Yahoo. Web. 29 Apr. 2012. <http://disney.families.com/blog/whatyourkidscanlearnfromdisneyfil>. "How Disney Teaches Gender Roles." Empowering Girls and Women. Web. 29 Apr. 2012. <http://marinagraphy.com/disney-teaches-gender-roles/>. "Disney Princesses Are Not the Role Models They Appear to Be." The Daily Campus. Web. 29 Apr. 2012. <http://www.dailycampus.com/commentary/disney-princesses-are-not-the-role-models-they-appear-to-be- 1.1080977>. TheHigherLearning. "Mickey Mouse Monopoly 1/4." YouTube. YouTube, 13 Oct. 2010. Web. 29 Apr. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BL4JYGTccZQ>. "Disney & Gender." : July 2007. Web. 29 Apr. 2012. <http://disneygender.blogspot.com/2007_07_01_archive.html>. "I†™m Not Raising Princesses, I Guess." Natural Papa. Web. 29 Apr. 2012. <http://naturalpapa.com/media/im- not-raising-princesses-i-guess/>. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHyzAbV6nuM&feature=related