Little Girls And Little Women

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Every little girl has seen at least one of the Disney Princesses movies and have played pretend as if they were a princess. They dressed in the costumes and parade around the house as if they were waiting on their Prince Charming, but are Disney Princesses bad for little girls? Are they forcing little girls to grow up faster and more provocative? Stephanie Hanes, a freelance journalist, wrote “Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect” published October 3, 2011 in the Christian Science Monitor. In the article, Hanes argues that little girls tend to grow up faster because they watched Disney Princesses. The author of “Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect” has an effective argument when using ethos, logos, pathos, and writing choice when explaining the effect that Disney Princesses have on little girls. In the article, Hanes explains that little girls watching Disney Princesses tends to grow up faster and sexually. She examines how the Princesses and other characters’ dress wearing revealing and provocative clothing. She continues to say that girls tend to not want to play sports because they believe sports are unfeminine and unsexy. She also explains how girls are influenced to post sexy pictures and videos on social media because people leave positive comments on the post and it makes girls think that is the thing to do. She goes on to say that it is not just the children’s fault, but the parents because technology requires monitoring and
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