The Little Mermaid
Posted by Jane on September 05, 1998 at 22:58:10:
In response to Is Tess too sad and depressing?, written by Constanza on September 04, 1998 at 15:58:41
] ... I hate the original story of the Little Mermaid, and I wasn't able to finish War and Peace because I peeked...
How disturbingly sad The Little Mermaid is! (And some other Andersson fairy tales.) I remember my mother reading them to me before I could read myself, and I always wanted to hear about the mermaid--who knows why.
I was irritated by the happy ending Disney slapped on for the movie!
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