The Little Mermaid is an animated movie about Ariel, a mermaid, who disobeys her father, King Triton, to meet the love of her life, Eric. Ariel beings to feel love for a human. Their love is not accepted, because King Triton views humans as undesirable creatures. There is an allusion of my life within this movie, because I fell in love with someone my dad prohibited me to be with, Victor Chicas, due to a family feud between our families. The Little Mermaid and my love story with Victor are similar in showing that love changed my perspective over the Chicas family.
The Little Mermaid is a movie set in the Atlantic and England in the 1830s. Ariel is a mermaid who is the daughter of the king of the ocean, King Triton. Ariel is curious of the world around her but especially the world that lies above the ocean. King Triton loves Ariel, but he does not like the curiosity Ariel has about land, because he sees humans as barbarians, leading Ariel to grow up thinking humans are unworthy species, yet deep inside her she does not think that is true. Therefore, he forbids her to swim to the surface of the ocean, yet Ariel would disobey. Ariel has a secret cave where she collects objects that humans make. The objects were spoons, forks, plates, neckless, bracelets, and so on. She wonders how her father would consider humans as barbarians if they made such wonderful objects.
One late afternoon, while Ariel is swimming to the surface she sees a ship filled with humans. Ariel became overwhelmed because she did not see so many humans before. Thus she decides to swim closer. To her surprise, she gets a close look at Prince Eric. She has not seen someone as handsome as Prince Eric, and she falls in love immediately. While Ariel i...
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...really love her, and you have my blessing.” I was shocked my dad finally accepted and acknowledged that the family feud was over and the family members from the Chicas were not barbarians.
I was not allowed to love the person I wanted because he was seen as a barbarian. With courage, Ariel makes King Triton realize humans are not barbarians. Prince Eric does his fair share as well by defending King Triton against Ursula, thus proving his love towards Ariel. Victor and I made my dad realize that the Chicas were not barbarians; instead they were noble human beings. Showing at the end My dad changed his perspective for the Chicas family, as well as I did for love. King Triton out of love towards Ariel changed his perspective towards humans, as did Ariel. My dad out of love towards me accepted the family feud was over and acknowledge the Chicas were not barbarians.
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