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The Effect of Disney Movie in Creating Children Stereotype as Reflected in the Little Mermaid (1989) Movie

Date: March 28,2018 Hits: 2287

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One of the ways for children learning things is by literary work. Parents usually im-prove the children knowledge about life by literary work. Most parents choose the en-tertaining one such as cartoon movie. One of the most children’s favorite cartoon movie is The Little Mermaid (1989) by Walt Disney. It tells the life of a mermaid who wants to be normal human. Unfortunately, the thing that people should realize is that not all Disney movies bring more good than harm. This paper is going to analyze two effects deal with children stereotype. First about beauty stereotype and second the ideas of life stereotype. The aim of this research is that showing the stereotype effects’ appear in The Little Mermaid. In conclusion not all things describe in The Little Mermaid are suitable for children's real life. The Little Mermaid has become the representative of most Disney movie by the story. It is harm for children because it influences the process of children's character building.

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The Effect of Disney Movie in Creating Children Stereotype as Reflected in the Little Mermaid (1989) Movie
Uswatun Hasanah*, Cindy Kurnia Octaviyanti
*Corresponding author: Uswatun Hasanah, S.S, English Literature in College of Languages, Sultan Agung Islamic University (UNISSULA), Semarang, Indonesia.
How to cite this paper: Hasanah, U., & Octaviyanti, C. K. (2018). The Effect of Disney Movie in Creating Children Stereotype as Reflected in the Little Mermaid (1989) Movie. The Educational Review, USA, 2(3), 233-237.
http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2018.03.005
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