The Exposure Of Disney And Grimm Tales Creating Insecurity
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How To Raise an Insecure Child:
The exposure of Disney and Grimm Tales Creating Insecurity in Children
Girls during adolescence often start to feel insecure about their appearance or personality. They have developed the thought that they should appear a certain way or act a certain way so they can be attractive in society. The have stemmed this idea from the older generation, peers, television or books that only praise a certain type of beauty about and do not mention other types. Adolescent boys start to feel insecure about their appearance or personality. Boys who are taught this idea at a young age grow into men who can articulate emotions .The physical characteristics and mannerism that Disney have might send children the message that they might have to morph into a ‘perfect’ person or they may disrespect others that may not having a certain type feminine standards or standards of masculinity.
Young girls who idolize Disney princesses may wish to emulate the appearance of “[skin] white as snow, [lips] as red as blood, and [hair] as black as the wood in this frame,” (Grimm 250). So they can be just like a princess. But having young girls trying to morph their bodies in a hard fitting frame of a princess will cause low self-esteem because they would not be able to fully reach their goal of being a ‘princess '. In Spinning Straw into Gold, the author, Joan Gould, states that “Cinderella stepsisters would do almost anything to fit into what is beautiful to the point where