In the end, both transformation among these stereotypes seem to shape their happiness.
From the beginning of classic film, Beauty and the Beast, the audience is aware of societal expectations.
This also highlights that Bell is willing to take a risk and not listen to what someone else tells her to do.
his hands shake as he deals the picture (Carter, 1).
As the movie proceeds, the audience is introduced to a male character who tries to oppress independence, Gaston.
Gaston is the epitome of masculinity: good looks, muscular, and pompous.The turning point in the film is when Bell meets the Beast.As she falls in love with Beast, she is able to express her true, defiant self with him, even though he too tries to create rules and oppress her in his castle.Even though Bell is considered beautiful, we learn that most people in her village think she is strange due to her affinity for reading.This highlights that an educated woman is looked down upon and it is preferred that women should not be taught to read.and the (2017) live-action remake differentially treat social responsibility, with respect to the various side characters and communities represented, for the toxic masculinity exhibited by its most prominent male characters, Gaston and the Beast.September 19, 2012 English 1010 Gregory Souza Stereotypes in fairy tales The role of fairy tales, as stated the Grimm Brothers is to place a moral code upon society.She does not stand up for herself which also shows that she is allowing herself to fall within these expectations.An important point to consider is how others view the main character, Bella.This line highlights the young agony as she realizes her father only wants to sell her away.She understands that she has expectations to fulfill which shows that even your parents reinforce societal expectations upon their children.