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Research Paper On The Little Mermaid

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Kenya Wright
ENGL 1301.2D6
Professor Bond
31 March 2016
The Little Mermaid: It’s More Than Just a Children’s Story Most people in society see folklores and fairytales as just an old story that has been retold numerous times and is told to their young children. One would think ‘The Little Mermaid’ appears to be a story about a quest for love, with the protagonist beginning as an innocent girl, who has to make sacrifices in order to obtain her goal: the prince’s love. During the time Hans Christian Andersen wrote "The Little Mermaid," the roles of women in society were well defined. Girls were dependent on their fathers, and when they get older and marry, they will be dependent on their husbands. The original story of "The Little Mermaid" demonstrated
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