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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2024, 7(3); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2024.070331.

The Transition of Image-Portrayal in the Disney Princess Series Responding to Historical Background and Feminism Process


Yutong Gao

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Yutong Gao

School of Foreign Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China


The Disney Princess Series, as the first animated movies produced in the United States, have gained a global reputation that continues till now. The success lies in not only the creation of full-length feature films, but also a long-standing collection of Disney Princesses and their distinctive stories. The theme in every story reflect common values of the society; meanwhile, the audience can explore the historical feminist background of different period. The Series is more like an encyclopaedia of female images couple with cultural evolution. The images changing with self-betterment and the plots added to more meanings of social development, the Disney Princesses have assumed the responsibility to won the public hearts and educate the masses.


Disney Princess Series, female images, historical feminist background

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Yutong Gao. The Transition of Image-Portrayal in the Disney Princess Series Responding to Historical Background and Feminism Process. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 3: 199-202. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2024.070331.


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