Disney Films

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Disney Films In Disney films, motherhood is generally featured as latent, inexistent, or enacted by an evil stepmother. The conflicts which arise in the majority of the films usually due to the missing biological mother, either through her death, through her removal from the life of the child, or the stepmother. This sheds a poor and/or dark light on the role of motherhood. An example of a Disney film in which the mother is latent is Sleeping Beauty. The main character, Briar-Rose, a princess, has a mother, but she does not know her. She was removed from her parents at birth in order to protect her life. The mother appears only at the beginning and the end of the film, when Briar-Rode is born, and then on her sixteenth birthday when she is to be wed. This latency makes motherho...
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