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"It makes me mad that people criticize Ariel as not fitting in with feminist ideals. Have they ever actually listened to the lyrics in "Part of Your World?" The line, "Bright young women, sick of swimming, ready to stand", as I interpret it, is a clear feminist statement about not just being happy with the rights (or in this case, ‘fins’) that you’re given; she just wants to be happy, and she’s not happy until she gets legs. The whole story is filled with feminist ideals."

"It makes me mad that people criticize Ariel as not fitting in with feminist ideals. Have they ever actually listened to the lyrics in "Part of Your World?" The line, "Bright young women, sick of swimming, ready to stand", as I interpret it, is a clear feminist statement about not just being happy with the rights (or in this case, ‘fins’) that you’re given; she just wants to be happy, and she’s not happy until she gets legs. The whole story is filled with feminist ideals."

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    No, we’re not going to ignore that. It’s true that Disney made some changes to the story. I’m no expert on the original...
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    I guess we’re going to ignore that she does it all for a man and sacrifices her voice, as well. Unless Disney prettied...
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