BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1991)
When and Where: 1700s, France
Belle married into royalty, who extravagantly showed their status, but the aristrocacy was overthrown during the French Revolution.
When and Where: 300s, Arabian Peninsula
Pre-Islamic Arabia was a modest society so women wore loose shapeless clothing, but after the commencement of the Islamic rule, women had to wear more restricted and veiled clothing.
THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG (2009)
When and Where: 1920’s, New Orleans USA
Although New Orleans was an epicenter of Black culture, Jim Crow Laws enforced racial segregation afterwards.
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (1959)
When and Where: 1300s, England
She was raised as a peasant before discovering her true royal identity, thus she lead a free and joyful life. But after the discovery of her true self she had to live a controlled life as at that time noblewomen, even after being well educated had to lead far more restricted life than peasant women.
So, did all Disney Princesses manage to live happily ever after?