The Impact of Cartoons: Analyzing Shrek

Animated Movies Influence On Watchers Since the time of cartoons, children have been avidly watching. The fun characters on the screen go on wacky adventures with their friends and learn throughout it. Without realizing, the characters learn lessons that, in turn, the watcher will be learning as well. Judith Halberstam, in Animating Revolt and Revolting … Read more

Were Knights 'Real' in Shrek?

“A system of values that knights in the Middle Ages were expected to follow”, values that were further defined as loyalty, defense, courage, justice, faith, humility, and nobility, this is chivalry (Merriam-Webster & Gonder). Shrek showcases what is known as an “ironical revisitation” of the classic tale of the knight, teaching readers that Shrek’s evolution … Read more

Gender Roles: “Shrek”

Gender roles are the set of social norms that dictate different behaviors generally considered by people as appropriate, acceptable, or desirable based on the actual or perception of sexuality. The notion of gender roles is far exhibited by the presence of masculinity and femininity in society (Lindsey and Christy 10). Some of the gender roles’ … Read more

Gender Roles: “Shrek”

Gender roles are the set of social norms that dictate different behaviors generally considered by people as appropriate, acceptable, or desirable based on the actual or perception of sexuality. The notion of gender roles is far exhibited by the presence of masculinity and femininity in society (Lindsey and Christy 10). Some of the gender roles’ … Read more

Shrek 2: An Animated Movie Review

I recently watched the sequel to Shrek the other day for the first time called Shrek 2. This movie is about how Shrek saved Princess Fiona from the Dragon’s Castle and then they go off and end up marrying each other. Which bring us to where Fiona’s parents, the King and Queen of Far, Far … Read more