Daily Archives: October 13, 2021

The Little Mermaid Relation to Contemporary Times

The Little Mermaid demonstrates a theme of wanting something that you cannot have or is outside of your social status of obtaining. For example, Ariel is a mermaid who will do anything to get legs and be a human. Ariel … Continue reading

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Hansel and Gretel vs. contemporary views

Hansel and Gretel shows a theme of child abandonment. In this story by the Brothers Grimm, the stepmother and the father abandons the two children in the forest, because they do not have enough money for food that will support … Continue reading

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Hansel and Gretel Compared to Contemporary Nanny McPhee

Hansel and Gretel can be loosely compared to the 2006 film Nanny McPhee. In this movie, a father must remarry after his wife passes or else he loses his house and his children. Last minute, he finds one ugly woman … Continue reading

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Beauty and The Beast is Contemporary

There have been many versions of Beauty and The Beast throughout the years, but one motif/theme that is constant is the idea of stereotypical beauty. In Maria Tartar’s version and in the Disney version, Belle/Beauty is a beautiful girl, who … Continue reading

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