Frozen feminism

athena painting

Frozen feminism
By Zan Azlee

My friends and family all know how fiercely protective I am when it comes to my daughter Athena’s exposure to anything princess-ey. I pray that she never develops the dreaded princess syndrome where she kills all ambition and passion just to be rescued by a prince charming.

Just think about it. Snow White just lies down unconscious waiting for prince charming to rescue her from an eternal coma with a kiss. The Little Mermaid was willing to give up her beautifully talented voice just to be beside her prince charming. And so on and so forth.

So when the Disney film Frozen came out in the cinema, I was slightly apprehensive about bringing Athena to watch it. But I did and I was not disappointed. [Click to read the full article at The Malaysian Insider]

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