When I was growing up, the Disney princes were what us young girls thought of as our "dream" guys. Huesmann (1988) suggests that when children view television, they learn about many aspects of society. They gain knowledge of the attitudes and behaviours that are acceptable to society. The children learn from television by copying the behaviours that are portrayed on it. Therefore, if a behaviour is shown on television to be acceptable and valued by their society, the children will learn to emulate that behaviour.
If you haven't seen Beauty and the Beast, you should watch it, as the movie is a classic.Read More