[LMB] re Stereotypes was DOS Attack, Iraq Style... OT:
harimad2001 at yahoo.com
Mon May 8 14:24:31 BST 2006
> ziviya wrote:
> snow white, a la disney: dumb evil minions spend 16 years
> searching for a baby. after 16 years of concealment and no
> magic, dumb fairys celebrate before victory, and snatch defeat
> from teh jaws of victory. prince defys king and insists he will
> marry the beautiful unknown peasant, king insists he will marry
> beautiful unkown princess... behold, they are the same! and how
> will she react to court manners (and corsets! and uncomfortable
> shoes!) after growing up with animals (and peasant skirts! adn
I know how Robin McKinley handled the issue for Sleeping Beauty.
Personally, I'm more disturbed by Disney's ugly=evil/evil=ugly,
beauty=good/good=beauty, young=hero, old=villian setup than I am
about hair color. A few bad women are beautiful but name me one good
one who's ugly.
cheering Princess Fiona
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