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Snow White and Aurora (Sleeping Beauty) are forced into a fate of eternal sleep. Snow White is poisoned with an apple. Aurora is lured — by dark magic — to prick her finger on a cursed spindle. This discussion is solely focusing on the Disney reimagining of the classic fairytales and not their darker origins. Both of these women were rendered helpless due to circumstances. Snow White’s naivety partially influenced her choice to bite the apple (unlike Aurora, who was essentially possessed before pricking her finger). The evil queen’s witch disguise wasn’t necessarily the most inviting nor friendly appearance to…

Greg McGoon

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