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  1. 1. Curses, Ogres and Lesbians : An Examination of the Subversion and Perpetuation of Fairy Tale Norms in Two Adaptations of Beauty and The Beast

    Kandidat-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Författare :Anne Drewett; [2016]
    Nyckelord :Beauty and the Beast; Bitter Thorns; Shrek; fairy tales; women as tradeable objects; heteronormativity; idealised beauty;

    Sammanfattning : Fairy tales as a form of social acculturation can subvert and/or perpetuate potentially harmful social norms. In this essay, Chris Anne Wolfe’s lesbian romance novel Bitter Thorns (1994) and the film Shrek (2001) are analysed as adaptations of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, with a focus on the extent to which they challenge and/or reinforce three fairy tale norms: women as tradeable objects, heteronormativity and idealised beauty. LÄS MER