What could possibly be inspirational about Disney’s oldest feature length cartoon? Well, actually, quite a bit. I have always been a fan of classic cartoons because they were created in an era that was relatively free from restraint. Unlike the politically correct time we live in now, animators were allowed to create stories that expressed their ideas. Now, the only thing animators get to express is stupidity.
To get to the point, everyone knows the story of Snow White, but did you ever really think about it? Not only is she living in a household where she is treated like trash, she is abused and exploited and lives on barely anything. Then her stepmother hires a man to take her out into the woods and kill her. She runs away, frightened and alone, with no one to help her. Despite all this, she remains friendly and hopeful, always helping everyone she can. She stays trusting despite her life and eventually is so loved by the people around her that they make a monument to her. This ends up saving her life when the prince comes to find her.
I know the ending is a bit trite, but overall the message is a good one. Despite all your troubles you should always have hope that things will get better, live life to the fullest no matter what, and stay trusting even when you have been hurt. Snow White’s attitude helped her to gain life-long friendships and gave her a sort of beauty that goes deeper than her skin.
This article is a guest post written by Nancy Parker. Nancy Parker was a professional nanny and she loves to write about wide range of subjects like health, Parenting, Child Care, Babysitting, nanny, www.enannysource.com/ etc. You can reach her @ nancy.parker015 @ gmail.com