The Archetypal Themes Of Feminism In Beauty And The Beast

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In the 1991 movie Beauty and the Beast the Narrator said, “She warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within.” this quote refers to the archetypal theme of the Beauty and the Beast.However, this archetypal theme of Beauty and the Beast is coincidentally parallel to the Shrek movie.This essay will broaden your view on the themes of Beauty and the Beast and Shrek, . When the fairy tale story Beauty and the Beast is evaluated from the critical viewpoints of Archetypal, Feminism, and Morals, readers may discover that Shrek shares the same viewpoints.

To analyze the critical viewpoint of feminism in the stories of Beauty & the Beast and Shrek, certain questions a feminist would ask should be answered. For instance, Is the society in the story Patriarchal? How does the society oppress women? The societies that Belle (Beauty & the Beast) and Fiona (Shrek) lived in were both patriarchal.Women were seen as objects instead of people with a vast amount of capabilities.Regardless of Belle and Fiona’s expectations from their fellow neighbors Belle was able to save her dad by sacrificing herself to the Beast.In addition, Fiona beat up Robin Hood just as he was trying to save her when she didn’t need saving.In the societies of Shrek and Beauty & the Beast guys like Lord Farquad and Gaston oppressed women.The characters Gaston (Beauty & the Beast) and Lord Farquaad (Shrek) are very similar in terms of personality.Gaston had always relished in

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