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Education and Comparative Literature: The Renewal of the Feminine Paradigm in Literature and in Cinema: The Case of the Film Brave

Lu?s Miguel Cardoso, Ana Bengala

Abstract: Education and Comparative Literature always followed social changes. Society has been evolving and even Disney had the ability to follow it, always trying to meet the interests of target audience, the children. However, Disney began working with the role of the women and their evolution very early. Therefore, adapted some fairy tales to cinema, which were presenting a gradual change of princesses. It began with the classical princesses (1939-1959), then the rebels (1989-1998) and finally the contemporary ones (2009-). Hereupon, for each category well approach one princess, more properly, Snow White (1937), Beauty and the Beast (1991) and finally Elsa, from Frozen (2013), to show how much this traditional vision has been evolving. This article also suggests an analysis of the film Brave (2012) focusing on the main characters, to show why these are examples of more renewed vision and break the stereotype of the traditional princess.

Keywords: Compared Literature; Feminism paradigm; Brave

Country: Portugal, Subject Area: Education

Pages: 74 - 80

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019

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Lu?s Miguel Cardoso, Ana Bengala, "Education and Comparative Literature: The Renewal of the Feminine Paradigm in Literature and in Cinema: The Case of the Film Brave", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i7/show_abstract.php?id=ART20199264, Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019, 74 - 80

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