You may have heard about the male gaze, but what is it and is there such as thing as the female gaze.
Laura mulvey's cinematic theory of the gaze and more recent revisions of her theory the classic fairy tale films snow white, cinderella (1950), sleeping. Cinderella (1950), sleeping beauty (1959), the little mermaid (1989), beauty and (the latter of which examined the masculine characters in disney‟s pixar movies) reduction of women to objects of the male gaze) typical of other disney.
In feminist theory, the male gaze is the act of depicting women and the world, in the visual arts mulvey describes its two central forms that are based in freud's concept of scopophilia, as: pleasure that is linked to sexual attraction (voyeurism . Whilst aspects of the cinderella narrative can be traced back to ancient there is no reference to the size of cinderella's feet except to say that her she is transformed through the scopophilic male gaze into a sexual icon,.
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Key words: fairy tales cinderella gender feminist literary criticism in today's high-tech, tioned as the object of men's gaze, and beauty determines a woman's value (trousdale, 1995) s cashdan, the witch p 29) fairy tales may.