Feminist Interpretation of Ever After: A Cinderella StoryPaper Rating: Word Count: 772 Approx Pages: 3
"Fairy Tales: A Closer Look at Cinderella
"Ever After: A Cinderella Story," is an updated version of the famous story of "Cinderella in which Drew Barrymore plays a pro-feminist Cinderella. In this modern version of the story do not look for fairy godmothers or magic pumpkins and mice, and Cinderella may not be the demure damsel portrayed by Disney. An updating of one of the world's best-known fairy tale, this retelling has marvelous twists and creative alterations that bring the story in line with more modern thinking about gender roles while staying loyal to the spirit of the story of "Cinderella. The changes in gender portrayals seen in this film present a significant challenge to prevailing notions about sex roles and stereotypes. Drew Barrymore's character does not conform to fairy tale conventions.
The movie introduces its intentions immediately with an introduction in which a royal descendant of Drew Barrymore's character, Danielle, summons the Brothers Grimm after reading their "Cinderella" and tells them where they got it wrong.
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