Time and Place of Fantasia

7th March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Time and Place of Fantasia

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor – Let’s see. . . at the end it is the clouds at sunrise. That’s about as close to a determination of time and space as we’re going to get. Nutcracker Suite – There is no indication of time in this segment. Typically, to determine time, we need something […] Read More

Time and Place of Pinocchio

24th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Time and Place of Pinocchio

Pinocchio doesn’t require nearly as much guesswork as Snow White did to place it, primarily because the source material is a book rather than a folktale. Carlo Collodi, the author, lived and died in Florence, Italy. The subject of his book also seems to take place in the surrounding area, known as Tuscany. In fact, […] Read More

Time and Place of Snow White

14th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Time and Place of Snow White

Snow White is a hard one to place both chronologically or spatially. There are no direct references at all. At first look, it would appear that the only thing that can be positively surmised is that the story takes place in medieval Europe. Different elements draw very strongly on this, such as the castle. There […] Read More

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