Sleeping Beauty Literary Elements


The students will describe the POV, plot, characters, theme, setting and compare/contrast Sleeping Beauty and Maleficent.

1.00) What is the point of view of the movie?

2.00) What is the plot of the movie?

3.00) The student will use the five w’s in order to analyze the characters in the movie.

3.1) Maleficent

Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty)

Sleeping Beauty (1959) Scene: Maleficent’s Curse.  

3.11) What does Maleficent look like and what are her magic powers?

energy blasts

plant manipulation

shape shifting

sleep inducement

teleportation (self)

3.12) What is the personality of Maleficent like?

evil

ruthless

minion

3.13) What does Maleficent want?

3.14) What must Maleficent do to get it?

3.15) What’s at stake if Maleficent fails?

3.16) What are some differences between Maleficent in Maleficent and Sleeping Beauty.

3.20) Princess Aurora

Aurora-Disney Princess

Sleeping Beauty | Once Upon A Dream | Lyric Video | Disney Sing Along

3.21) What does Aurora look like?

waist-length golden hair like sunshine

violet eyes

a tall and slender figure

lips that shame the red rose.

3.22) What is the personality of Aurora like?

kind

elegant

sophisticated

romantic

3.23) What does Aurora want?

3.24) What must Aurora do to get it?

3.25) What’s at stake if Aurora fails?

3.26) What are some differences between Aurora in Maleficent and Sleeping Beauty.

3.30) Prince Philip

prince-philip-in-sleeping-beauty

Sleeping Beauty – Philip Fights The Dragon – Kiss From a Rose  

3.31) What does Prince Philip look like?

brown hair and brown eyes

3.32) What is the personality of Prince Philip like?

brave and heroic

persuasive

3.33) What does Prince Philip want?

3.34) What must Prince Philip do to get it?

3.35) What’s at stake if Prince Philip fails?

3.26) What are some differences between Prince Philip in Maleficent and Sleeping Beauty.

3.40) Diablo

diablo-in-sleeping-beauty

3.41) What does Diablo look like?

3.42) What is the personality of Diablo like?

evil

dilligent

3.43) What does Diablo want?

minion

3.44) What must Diablo do to get it?

3.45) What’s at stake if Diablo fails?

3.26) What are some differences between the Diablo/Diaval in Maleficent and Sleeping Beauty.

4.00) What is the theme of the movie?

5.00) What is the setting of the movie?  How important is the setting?

6.00) What is the genre of the movie?

7.00) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?

1959 vs. 2014

8.00)  Compare and contrast Maleficent and Sleeping Beauty in terms of POV, characterization, theme, setting and genre.

Sleeping Beauty (1959) vs Maleficent (2014) [similarities]

MALEFICENT 1959 vs. 2014 (Curse – Christening) 

Articles

The Differences Between ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Ten Differences that Set ‘Maleficent’ Apart from ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Girls on Film: Maleficent is less progressive than 1959’s Sleeping Beauty

Worksheet at:

https://www.scribd.com/document/326648844/Sleeping-Beauty-Literary-Elements