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NAME: _____________________ COLOR: _________ DATE: ________________

STEREOTYPES IN THE DISNEY FILM ALADDIN


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What is a stereotype? ________________________________________________________________________


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As you watch the first 10 minutes of the film Aladdin, look for stereotypes in the following categories. Answer
the questions at the bottom of the page in a paragraph on a separate sheet of paper. Due April 9, 2010.

CLIMATE/REGION TIMELESS/MAGICAL

RACE/FOREIGNNESS MORAL CHARACTERISTICS

1. Why do you think filmmakers resort to stereotypes in their films?


2. Why is this method seen as effective storytelling?
3. Does understanding how stereotyping is used “spoil” a movie? Why or why not?