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Annotated Bibliographic Outline I wanted to write about Disney and the influence it has made on children. Though I wanted to specifically focus on the messages Disney has sent throughout the ages through film that have influenced children in relation to gender role. My question in this is “How does Disney affect children’s identity in gender role?” Through this I wish to explore the messages that Disney has related through their princess movies. By looking at how both men and women are portrayed in films I hope to be able to effectively conclude as to how Disney may influence children’s identity. I’ll be looking specifically at the three movie Snow White, The Little Mermaid, and Tangled, along with other research material. I’d like to keep…show more content…
Davis, Amy M. Good Girls and Wicked Witches: Women in Disney's Feature Animation. Eastleigh, U.K.: John Libbey Pub., 2006. Print. This book is a great opening into gender roles in Disney films. This book talks about both the portrayal of the princess and the wicked witch. By comparing how Disney is portraying the good guy and the bad guy I wanted to confirm how children would be influenced by such view. …. Loveless, Jewell. Breaking the Mold: Deconstructing the Disney Princess. Thesis. Brigham Young University. Dept. of English, 2008. Print. This article goes into the reasoning behind Disney Princesses characters, this will help me connect the messages Disney had related through its films to the characters themselves and eventually the way in which this has an effect on children’s identity. … England, Dawn Elizabeth, Lara Descartes, and Melissa A. Collier-Meek. "Gender Role Portrayal and the Disney Princesses." Sex Roles 64.7-8 (2011): 555-67. Web. This is where I would specifically like to take apart the idea of gender role portrayal that Disney had portrayed in its films. This is a good resource about gender roles in Disney films. It helps relate the characters to the morals being displayed and provides backing towards my

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