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The Real Little Mermaid

When you hear “The Little Mermaid,” you probably think of the Disney movie about that one fish girl who breaks into song every 5 or 10 minutes. 401 more words


Is 'Disneyfication' all that bad?

With the announcement of a Frozen sequel, and the upcoming Cinderella released in cinemas shortly, it seems that Disney is everywhere. And with the constant cultural presence of this influential multi-billion dollar company comes the age-old statements questioning how healthy an impression Disney creates in our culture. 613 more words


Sleeping Beauty: Adding Agency to a Dark and Gruesome Story

I thought since I gave Once Upon a Dream such a hard time in our Love Songs Extravaganza, I would take a closer look at Sleeping Beauty and its many versions. 3,777 more words


Today in NYC History: A Turning Point for Times Square (1981)

Few conversations about New York City spark more heated debate than the redevelopment of Times Square. For some, it symbolized the death of New York City’s soul, the beginning of a corporate, stale, Disneyfied city. 612 more words

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Oliver Twist & Company

Now that I finished Oliver Twist for my Early Victorian Novels class, I can finally write this meta! Time to dive into the world of kitty!Oliver and Dickens!Oliver and see what got cut from the original story and how Disney…. 2,007 more words


Ariel Triumphant: How Disney Made a Grim Tale Empowering

The Little Mermaid is one of my favorite Disney movies, because while it gets a lot of backlash for being “anti-feminist” and Ariel being a bad role model, … 2,547 more words


CTS Lecture 1/ Counterfeit Space

Last Thursday we had our very first lecture in the second term, which was called ‘Bleached Dreams – Troubling Places‘. There were several interesting key words in it, so I’m going to write down about this lecture in different sections, categorising each with those key words. 962 more words