The different eras of Disney Princesses

Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio

According to when they made their debut, the Disney Princesses can be classified into 3 different eras. Also, the earlier the era the less 'independent' she seems to be.

Era #1: 1937 - 1959

Princesses of this Era:

Aurora, Snow White, Cinderella

Characteristics:

  • Passive
  • Temperate
  • Dreamers
  • Classic ideal of beauty
  • Waiting for their prince to come

Era #2: 1989 - 1992

Princesses of this Era:

Jasmine, Ariel, Belle

Characteristics:

  • Curious
  • Rebellious
  • Adventurous
  • Independent
  • Still need some rescuing

Era #3: 1995 - 2009

Princesses of this Era:

Mulan, Tiana, Pocahontas

Characteristics:

  • Gutsy
  • Stubborn
  • Strong convictions
  • Hero of their own stories
#1 Posted by SC (13299 posts) - - Show Bio

Awwh. Cool thread Rogue Marie. I watched this lecture once? Totally can't watch like half the movies here lol (long story) 

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#2 Posted by Mercy_ (92997 posts) - - Show Bio

Love this

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#3 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio
@SC@The Dark Huntress: Aw thanks guys :3
#4 Posted by Aiden Cross (15575 posts) - - Show Bio

Cute ^_^

#5 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio
@Aiden Cross: Hehe thank-you ^__^
#6 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice thread ^_^
 
It's interesting to note that no Caucasian princess fits into the third era too.

#7 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio
@FadeToBlackBolt: Thank-you lovely, and I actually did notice that after I posted the thread! 'Tis interesting. :3
#8 Posted by Jake Fury (19179 posts) - - Show Bio

Jasmine=Kim Kardashian?
#9 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
Interesting :)
#10 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29510 posts) - - Show Bio

Intriguing. The next era we'll have a bunch of Rambo wannabes. 

#11 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jake Fury said:
Jasmine=Kim Kardashian?

 
@TheGoldenOne said:
Interesting :)
Thanks :3 
 
@InnerVenom123 said:
Intriguing. The next era we'll have a bunch of Rambo wannabes. 
Lol !
#12 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29510 posts) - - Show Bio
@rogue_mar1e: "Rescue THIS.
#13 Posted by Mercy_ (92997 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jake Fury said:
Jasmine=Kim Kardashian?
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#14 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio
@InnerVenom123 said:
@rogue_mar1e: "Rescue THIS.
"F*** CHIVALRY!" *shoots prince*
 
@The Dark Huntress said:
@Jake Fury said:
Jasmine=Kim Kardashian?
Oh right :S lol
#15 Posted by DH69 (4258 posts) - - Show Bio
@InnerVenom123 said:
Intriguing. The next era we'll have a bunch of Rambo wannabes. 

lol that would be "interesting" (stallone already has boobs these days, so its not so farfetched) but Tangled was supposedly their last attempt at an actual princess genre movie for awhile, they decided to take a different route for the forseeable future and try and get away from that era
#16 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29510 posts) - - Show Bio
@rogue_mar1e: The first princess to stab her villain in the face with a knife, and over seven times to boot! :0  
 
@DH69 said:
@InnerVenom123 said:
Intriguing. The next era we'll have a bunch of Rambo wannabes. 
lol that would be "interesting" (stallone already has boobs these days, so its not so farfetched) but Tangled was supposedly their last attempt at an actual princess genre movie for awhile, they decided to take a different route for the forseeable future and try and get away from that era
Exactly. Into an era of VIOLENT WARRIOR PRINCESSESS. BWAHAHAHHAA. 
 
Nah but really I already knew that. Just having a bit of fun imagining is all. :P
#17 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio
@DH69 said:
@InnerVenom123 said:
Intriguing. The next era we'll have a bunch of Rambo wannabes. 
lol that would be "interesting" (stallone already has boobs these days, so its not so farfetched) but Tangled was supposedly their last attempt at an actual princess genre movie for awhile, they decided to take a different route for the forseeable future and try and get away from that era
I still have yet to watch Tangled actually x3
#18 Posted by Mercy_ (92997 posts) - - Show Bio
@rogue_mar1e said:
@DH69 said:
@InnerVenom123 said:
Intriguing. The next era we'll have a bunch of Rambo wannabes. 
lol that would be "interesting" (stallone already has boobs these days, so its not so farfetched) but Tangled was supposedly their last attempt at an actual princess genre movie for awhile, they decided to take a different route for the forseeable future and try and get away from that era
I still have yet to watch Tangled actually x3
Oh my god. I watched it the other day. Sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good. 
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#19 Posted by Jake Fury (19179 posts) - - Show Bio


Chapter Two: Disney Princesses and Their Fascination with Anthropomorphic Animals. Friendships Or Budding Romances?

#20 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29510 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jake Fury said:


Chapter Two: Disney Princesses and Their Fascination with Anthropomorphic Animals. Friendships Or Budding Romances?

ROFLMAO. YOU WIN SO MUCH.
#21 Posted by Jake Fury (19179 posts) - - Show Bio
@InnerVenom123
Thanks Amigo!
#22 Posted by MrUnknown (1700 posts) - - Show Bio

Mulan  and Pocahontas are the best!

#23 Posted by Kairan1979 (16899 posts) - - Show Bio
@MrUnknown
I agree. I never liked damsels in distress.
#24 Posted by JCJQLB (2817 posts) - - Show Bio

I love all of the disney princess, especially Pocahontas, Mulan, Ariel and Aurora.
I don't really like Tiana.
 
Great Topic.

#25 Posted by B'Town (2336 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Dark Huntress said:

Love this <3

Yes, me too. <3

And it probably would go without saying which era of princesses I love the most but I have to say it anyways, the stubborn heroines of their own stories have my heart.

Well, done. :D

#26 Posted by The Poet (8338 posts) - - Show Bio

Great post. I saw this before, but I didn't say it myself. So Good job!
 
how to wonder what the next generation will be like. Perhaps we'll have a disney Princess/president story...that would be interesting...

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#27 Posted by The Stegman (25536 posts) - - Show Bio

and then came Princess Clara 
 
 
  

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#28 Posted by xscarletkittie (594 posts) - - Show Bio

Apparently I have a favorite in each era without even realizing it. Aurora, Jasmine & Mulan are the princesses I like the most. Nifty thread :D

#29 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (9251 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome 

#30 Posted by Kairan1979 (16899 posts) - - Show Bio
@JCJQLB said:
I don't really like Tiana.  
I hate Tiana. She is horrible, especially if you compare her to Rapunzel. 
And don't you dare call me racist, because, as I said before,Pocahontas and Mulan are my favorite.
#31 Posted by JCJQLB (2817 posts) - - Show Bio
@Kairan1979 said:
@JCJQLB said:
I don't really like Tiana.  
I hate Tiana. She is horrible, especially if you compare her to Rapunzel.  And don't you dare call me racist, because, as I said before,Pocahontas and Mulan are my favorite.
Rapunzel is way better than Tiana!
#32 Posted by Baddamdog (2224 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool idea, plus, in the last generation, look how diverse they are

#33 Posted by Billy Batson (58275 posts) - - Show Bio

So, you're stating the obvious? 

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