Snow White Puts Her Big Boy Pants On:
What This Princess’s Media Makeover Says About Modern-Day Femininity
Everyone knows the story of Snow White: a young princess is forced to flee from a wicked, vain queen and finds herself in the company of a group of tiny dwarf miners, until her prince comes along and saves her from her poison-apple-induced sleep. For years, children worldwide have watched the iconic Disney film and seen its characters plastered on every type of merchandise imaginable. And the message this burned into the memory of little girls everywhere is clear: true love conquers all.