Using imagery to create the fantasy world as a way to escape, people represent they disagree with the existing order. In many fairy tales, the fantasy exit as a tool to rescue the sick person. Look at Cinderella, the fantasy part of the story is the appearing of the fairy godmother who use her magic power to help Cinderella go to ball part and meet the prince. We also know that if she doesn’t cry the fairy god mother won’t help her. The Crying of her is formed by the unequal of the family. In other words, the fantasy only appears when people are suffering in his or her life. This idea demonstrates clear though the character Ofelia in the movie Pan’s Labyrinth. O...
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In the end with Ofelia returning to her underworld kingdom and the captain being killed by the Marxist rebels, we get the message that no one government can subjugate their people with power without some sort of rebellious uprising while the dead captain represents the hope of collapsing fascist rule. Therefore, through the fantasy in world and the way it is created, people will be able to compare and have a deep look in the society that they are living. From that, we understand what they want and what they are deserved. If we think of fantasy as a form of political protest, yes it is. We could see it shows how people, through wishes, can find ways to deal with the problems in real society. From wishes they have, an action to impact society will be formed, that is what Annalee Newitz meant when she wrote, “and buried in every political wish is a fantasy."
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