Source Material of Snow White

11th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Source Material of Snow White

The film attributes the source material to the Brothers Grimm. While it is likely true that their version popularized the story, they merely gathered it from others. Their book was published in 1857, and it is hard to say exactly when the folktale began (in fact, one of the elements of the definition of a […] Read More

What’s in a Name? – Snow White

10th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on What’s in a Name? – Snow White

The mention of skin that is white as snow seems to be the key to understanding Snow White’s name—not that it is very difficult anyways. Both snow and white tend to be symbols of purity and incorruption. Indeed, this fits Snow White’s character absolutely. She is the epitome of innocence. Yes, her skin is particularly […] Read More

Ten Things I Learned from Snow White

8th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Ten Things I Learned from Snow White

Don’t let salespeople in your home—especially if they’re selling apples. If somebody is better looking than you, get over it. If you try to kill her, you’ll probably end up dead. Dwarves who are grumpy have larger noses than those who are happy. You can tell a jewel’s worth by how it sounds when you […] Read More