[LMB] OT: Disney relationships

M Traber mtraber251 at earthlink.net
Fri May 5 11:35:21 BST 2006

Kalina Varbanova wrote:

> Just a note - Belle is the daugher of her father. So is Ariel. So is
> Jasmine. Sleeping beauty, iirc, has both parents available (although the
> king and queen do not get quite as much action as the fathers in the first
> three examples). Also, Simba's father, king Mufasa, is featured for a while
> (to stray from the daughter-father model). I think the carrying over to
> movies was not so... full. Please forgive my countering you, and I am _not_
> watching Disney so much as to be able to give my opinion on the monograph
> per se, I just thought of counterexamples. But the Donald Duck example is
> pretty indicative (when I read about triplets, I couldn't help thinking of
> the Beaty and the Beast triplets who fawn over Gaston).

Though your examples happen to be post-walt disney death so he was not 
exerting the same amount of control as prior to his death.

He himself was a prudish barstid ... i am amazed he ever managed to 

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