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.... In the end, Belle releases the curse upon the Beast by loving him back causing him to turn to a human again and everyone else in the castle. Like every other Disney film, the film always end with the heroine marrying the prince, ignoring the female 's interest of becoming an adventurer.
Walt Disney 's Beauty and the Beast presented many harmful gender roles and stereotypes in the film. The film has a strong female lead who tries to break out of the norm by reading and ignoring marriage proposals. Disney films have many stereotypes and they are often similar with every film, for example, the heroine is often placed in their gender role, men have to be masculine to love a pretty woman, and the endings always end with the prince and princess living happily ever after. Beauty and the Beast is just like every other Disney film with a small twist of "Disneyfication."
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