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The Role Of Gender Stereotypes In Fairy Tales

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When I was a little girl I read fairy tales about princesses being saved by men. I read bible stories about men being in charge and hunting for their families. I watched tv shows about adventurous girls and parents who took care of their children. All of this taught me that men take care of their families and the women nurture their children. It taught me that girls are supposed to become women and nurture others. Men are supposed to be the strong one who is protective of his family. Back then the stories were all the same. Young girls were portrayed as princesses and the young boys were portrayed as muscular brave men. It was always the same but now they are putting twists on the stories. Movies now have boys who want to become girls and girls
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